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See also: 高贵

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ChineseEdit

high; tall
 
expensive; noble; your (name); precious
trad. (高貴)
simp. (高贵)

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AdjectiveEdit

高貴

  1. privileged; elitist
  2. precious; rare; valuable
  3. noble; lofty
    男尊女卑封建社會遺留下來思想觀念錯誤認為男人女人高貴 [MSC, trad.]
    男尊女卑封建社会遗留下来思想观念错误认为男人女人高贵 [MSC, simp.]
    Nánzūnnǚbēi shì fēngjiànshèhuì yíliú xiàlái de sīxiǎng guānniàn, tā cuòwù de rènwèi nánrén bǐ nǚrén gāoguì. [Pinyin]
    The ideology of male domination and female subordination is handed down from feudal society and wrongly holds that males are nobler than females.

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 高貴 (*kaw *kjwɨjH). Compare modern Mandarin 高貴 (gāoguì).

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AdjectiveEdit

高貴 (-na inflection, hiragana こうき, rōmaji kōki, historical hiragana かうき)

  1. noble; of noble birth; high-born
  2. noble of bearing, refined, graceful
  3. highly valuable, precious

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高貴 (hiragana こうき, rōmaji kōki, historical hiragana かうき)

  1. nobleness of birth
  2. nobleness of bearing
  3. high value

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN