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ChineseEdit

precious stone ball; sphere
simp. and trad.
(琉球)

PronunciationEdit


Note: Liû-khiû - especially the island and township.

Proper nounEdit

琉球

  1. Ryukyu
  2. () Lamay Island
    八月十五離開琉球 [Taiwanese, trad.]
    八月十五离开琉球 [Taiwanese, simp.]
    From: 陳一郎, 行船人的純情曲
    Poeh-goe̍h cha̍p-gō͘ hit chi̍t kang, chûn beh lī-khui Liû-khiû káng. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
    On the fifteenth day of the eight month, the boat will be leaving the harbour of Lamay Island.
  3. () Liuqiu Township, Pingtung

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
りゅう
Jinmeiyō
きゅう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

琉球 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 琉毬, hiragana りゅうきゅう, romaji Ryūkyū, historical hiragana りうきう)

  1. Ryukyu

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