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U+337C, ㍼
SQUARE ERA NAME SYOUWA

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ChineseEdit

illustrious; manifest
 
mix together; peace; harmony; and; with; union; cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm
simp. and trad.
(昭和)
 
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PronunciationEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 昭和 (Shōwa).

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

昭和

  1. Shōwa era of Japanese history

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
goon

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EtymologyEdit

/ɕeuwa//ɕoːwa/

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

昭和 (hiragana しょうわ, rōmaji Shōwa, historical hiragana せうわ)

  1. the Shōwa period (Japanese era that began on 25 December 1926 and ended on 7 January 1989)
    昭和 (しょうわ)元年 (がんねん)Shōwa gannenthe first year of Shōwa (1926 in the Gregorian calendar)
  2. a placename, especially of a ward in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

Usage notesEdit

  • Not to be confused with the 正和 (Shōwa) era of 1312–1317, or with the 承和 (Jōwa) era of 834–848; the latter which may also be read as Shōwa.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

昭和

  1. Hán tự form of Chiêu Hòa (Shōwa era of Japanese history).