候補

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 4

Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

候補 (hiragana こうほ, romaji kōho)

  1. candidate

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

候補 (hubo) (hangeul 후보)

  1. Hanja form? of 후보, “candidate”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 候补
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hòubǔ
Zhuyin ㄏㄡˋ ㄅㄨˇ
IPA (key) /xoʊ̯⁵¹ pu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Adjective[edit]

候補 (traditional, Pinyin hòubǔ, simplified 候补)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) alternate; candidate (for a vacancy etc.)

Verb[edit]

候補 (traditional, Pinyin hòubǔ, simplified 候补)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to be an alternate; to be a candidate for (a vacancy etc.)
  2. (archaic) to temporarily fill a provincial or ministerial post prior to being assigned a permanent position by the Ministry for Personnel (during the Qing Dynasty)

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