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U+337E, ㍾
SQUARE ERA NAME MEIZI

[U+337D]
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ChineseEdit

 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
 
to rule; to govern; to manage; to control; to harness (a river); cure; treatment; to heal
simp. and trad.
(明治)
 
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明治

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

明治

  1. The Meiji era of Japanese history.

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Literally "enlightened rule".

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
on’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Meiji era)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

明治 (hiragana めいじ, rōmaji Meiji, historical hiragana めいぢ)

  1. (historical) The Meiji era: the Japanese era beginning in 1868 and ending in 1912.
     (めい) () () (ねん)
    Meiji ni nen
    the second year of Meiji (1869 in the Gregorian calendar)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
あき
Grade: 2
はる
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Proper nounEdit

明治 (hiragana あきはる, rōmaji Akiharu)

  1. A male given name

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3