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ChineseEdit

 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
river
trad. (長江)
simp. (长江)
Literally: “long river”.
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
長江 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Yangtze River (English)
Changjiang Creek (English)

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

長江

  1. Yangtze River
  2. () Changjiang Creek, the upper course of the Jin River (錦江) in Jiangxi
  3. (社區) Changjiang (a community in Guanshan, Hongshan, Wuhan, Hubei, China)


SynonymsEdit

  • (jiāng) (ancient, literary, or abbreviated)
  • 揚子江扬子江 (Yángzǐ Jiāng) (originally only in reference to the lower reaches)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
こう
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Chinese 長江 (literally long river).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

長江 (hiragana ちょうこう, rōmaji chōkō, historical hiragana ちやうかう)

  1. (literally) a long river

Proper nounEdit

 長江 on Japanese Wikipedia

長江 (hiragana ちょうこう, rōmaji Chōkō, historical hiragana ちやうかう)

  1. the Yangtze River
    Synonym: 揚子江 (Yōsukō)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
なが
Grade: 2

Grade: S
kun’yomi
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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

長江 (hiragana ながえ, rōmaji Nagae)

  1. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →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

Proper nounEdit

長江 (Janggang) (hangeul 장강)

  1. Hanja form? of 장강.