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flower; hero; brave
flower; hero; brave; outstanding; Britain (abbrev.); English
 
speech; language; dialect
speech; language; dialect; tell to
trad. (英語)
simp. (英语)
 
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Short for 英格蘭英格兰 (Yīnggélán) + ().

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英語

  1. English language
    牛津英語詞典牛津英语词典  ―  Niújīn Yīngyǔ Cídiǎn  ―  Oxford English Dictionary
    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.]
    地铁站英语怎么 [MSC, simp.]
    “dìtiězhàn” yòng yīngyǔ zěnme shuō? [Pinyin]
    How do you say dìtiězhàn in English?

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Sino-Xenic (英語):
  • Wutunhua: yenyek
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    Etymology edit

    Kanji in this term
    えい
    Grade: 4

    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

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

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    (えい)() (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, Yumi Hotta with Obata, Takeshi, “(だい)131(ひゃくさんじゅういち)(きょく) (ため)される()(すみ)”, 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)
        Ore no nihongo dō? Waruku nai daro Kankokugo to eigo mo hanasu n da ze Shumi da na gogaku wa
        How’s my Japanese? Not bad, right? I also speak Korean and English. I like learning languages.

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    1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
    2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    3. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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    Hanja in this term

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    英語 (yeong'eo) (hangeul 영어)

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

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    Kanji in this term
    いぇー
    Grade: 4

    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

    Etymology edit

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

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    (いぇー)() (yēgo

    1. English, the English language

    Vietnamese edit

    chữ Hán Nôm in this term

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    英語

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