元首

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 2
しゅ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

元首 (hiragana げんしゅ, romaji genshu)

  1. head of state (the chief public representative of a nation), ruler, sovereign

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuánshǒu
Zhuyin ㄩㄢˊ ㄕㄡˇ
IPA (key) /y̯ɛn³⁵ ʂoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
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Noun[edit]

元首 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yuánshǒu)

  1. head of state
  2. beginning

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