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ChineseEdit

 
to allow; to permit; to praise; (surname)
 
to marry; marriage; wedding; to take a wife
trad. (許婚)
simp. (许婚)

EtymologyEdit

From (, “to allow, to promise”) + (hūn, “to marry; marriage”)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

許婚

  1. (of a female) to accept the marriage proposal by a male

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S
Irregular

*/ipinaduke//ifinad͡zuke//iːnazuke/

The 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of classical verb 言い名付く (iinazuku), modern 言い名付ける (iinazukeru, to betroth someone, to engage someone to be married, to take someone as a fiancé / fiancée, literally to name someone out loud).[1][2][3][4]

The kanji compound is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 許婚.

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NounEdit

許婚 (hiragana いいなずけ, hiragana いいなづけ, rōmaji iinazuke, historical hiragana いひなづけ)

  1. (historical) an arranged engagement, wherein both sets of parents promise that their children shall wed; generally arranged while the children are still young
  2. (rare) a fiancée (female) or fiancé (male)
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VerbEdit

許婚する (hiragana いいなずけ, hiragana いいなづけ, rōmaji iinazuke, historical hiragana いひなづけ)

  1. (historical) to arrange an engagement, whereby both sets of parents promise that their children shall wed; generally arranged while the children are still young
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
きょ
Grade: 5
こん
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 許婚 (MC hɨʌX huən, “permitted; betrothed + bride; to get married (said of a woman)”).

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NounEdit

許婚 (hiragana きょこん, rōmaji kyokon)

  1. (rare) an engagement (to get married)
  2. (rare) a fiancée (female) or fiancé (male)
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VerbEdit

許婚する (hiragana きょこん, rōmaji kyokon)

  1. (rare) to get engaged (to get married)
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

許婚 (heohon) (hangeul 허혼)

  1. Hanja form? of 허혼, “consent to marriage”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

許婚

  1. Hán tự form of hứa hôn, “to engage, to betroth