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flower; hero; brave; outstanding; (abbrev) Britain; English
 
speech; language; dialect; tell to
trad. (英語)
simp. (英语)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Short for 英格蘭英格兰 (Yīnggélán) + ().

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

英語

  1. English language
    英語母語 [MSC, trad.]
    英语母语 [MSC, simp.]
    yīngyǔ wéi mǔyǔ de rén [Pinyin]
    native English speaker
    英語國家 / 英语国家  ―  yīngyǔ guójiā  ―  English-speaking country
    一口純正英語 [MSC, trad.]
    一口纯正英语 [MSC, simp.]
    jiǎng yīkǒu chúnzhèng de yīngyǔ [Pinyin]
    to speak idiomatic English
    英語 / 英语  ―  Wǒ huì shuō yīngyǔ.  ―  I can speak English.
    英語 / 英语  ―  Nǐ huì shuō yīngyǔ ma?  ―  Can you speak English?
    英語漢語 [MSC, trad.]
    英语汉语 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā jì huì shuō yīngyǔ yòu huì shuō hànyǔ. [Pinyin]
    She can speak both English and Chinese.
    地鐵站英語怎麽 [MSC, trad.]
    地铁站英语怎麽 [MSC, simp.]
    “dìtiězhàn” yòng yīngyǔ zěnme shuō? [Pinyin]
    How do you say dìtiězhàn in English?

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JapaneseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
えい
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Borrowed from Chinese 英語, or a compound coined in Japan of (ei, England) +‎ (-go, language).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

英語 (hiragana えいご, rōmaji eigo)

  1. the English language
     (わたし) (えい) () (はな)すことが () ()ます。
    Watashi wa eigo de hanasu koto ga dekimasu.
    I can speak in English.
     () (なた) (えい) () (はな)せますか?
    Anata wa eigo ga hanasemasu ka?
    Can you speak English?
    • 2002 March 9, Hotta, Yumi; Obata, Takeshi, “だい131きょく ためされるすみ [Game 131: Isumi’s Endeavor]”, in ヒカルの碁 [Hikaru’s Go], volume 16 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 56:
      オレの () (ほん) ()どう? (わる)くないだろ  (かん) (こく) () (えい) () (はな)すんだぜ  (しゅ) ()だな () (がく)は  () (とま)りはどこ? (ちか)くのホテル?
      Ore no Nihongo dō? Waruku naidaro Kankokugo to Eigo mo hanasunda ze Shumi da na gogaku wa Netomari wa doko? Chikaku no hoteru?
      How’s my Japanese? Not bad, right? I also speak Korean and English. I like learning languages. Where are you staying? Some hotel nearby?

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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
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

英語 (yeong-eo) (hangeul 영어)

  1. Hanja form? of 영어 (the English language).

OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 英語 (えいご, eigo), itself from Chinese 英語 (yīngyǔ).

NounEdit

英語 (hiragana いぇーご, romaji yēgo)

  1. English, the English language

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

英語

  1. Hán tự form of Anh ngữ (English language).