光明

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
みょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

光明 (hiragana こうみょう, romaji kōmyō)

  1. light
  2. hope in adverse circumstances
    • 1923, 国枝史郎, 沙漠の古都:
       (わたし) (むね)光明 (こうみょう)一筋 (ひとすじ)しらしらと (しら)んで ()た。
      watashi no mune e kōmyō ga hitosuji shirashira to shirande kita.
      A ray of hope began to grow stronger in my heart.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin guāngmíng
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄤ ㄇㄧㄥˊ
IPA (key) /ku̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ miŋ³⁵/
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Adjective[edit]

光明 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin guāngmíng)

  1. promising, bright (future)

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