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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, rōmaji 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