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long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
year
trad. (長年)
simp. (长年)
anagram 年長年长

Pronunciation 1Edit


AdverbEdit

長年

  1. all year round; for a long time
  2. perennially
Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

長年

  1. owner of a ship

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
なが
Grade: 2
ねん
Grade: 1
yutōyomi

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

長年 (hiragana ながねん, rōmaji naganen)

  1. many years

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
ねん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

長年 (hiragana ちょうねん, rōmaji chōnen)

  1. many years
  2. a long lifespan

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