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ChineseEdit

loyal
 
statesman; vassal; courtier; minister; official
simp. and trad.
(忠臣)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

忠臣

  1. (literary) loyal minister (showing loyalty to the ruler or the country)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 6
しん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 忠臣 (MC ʈɨuŋ d͡ʑiɪn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

忠臣 (hiragana ちゅうしん, rōmaji chūshin)

  1. a loyal vassal, retainer, or subject
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ただ
Grade: 6
おみ
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Compound of (tada, right, just, correct) +‎ (omi, vassal, retainer, subject).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

忠臣 (hiragana ただおみ, rōmaji Tadaomi)

  1. a male given name

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN