Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
きゅう
Grade: 5
やく
Grade: 4
せい
Grade: 6
しょ
Grade: 2
kan’on
Alternative spelling
舊約聖書 (kyūjitai)
 旧約聖書 on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology edit

(kyū-, paleo-; old) +‎ (yaku, contract) +‎ 聖書 (Seisho, Bible) (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper noun edit

(きゅう)(やく)(せい)(しょ) (Kyūyaku Seishoきうやくせいしょ (kiuyakuseisyo)?

  1. the Old Testament

See also edit

References edit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.