友好

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

友好

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) friendly; amicable

Noun[edit]

友好

  1. friendship

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: 2
こう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic 友好.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

友好 (hiragana ゆうこう, romaji yūkō, historical hiragana いうかう)

  1. friendship, amity
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of (tomo, friend) +‎ (yoshi, good). The kanji used for the yoshi reading is an example of jukujikun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

友好 (hiragana ともよし, romaji Tomoyoshi)

  1. A male given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993, Shigeru Takebayashi, The Kenkyusha Japanese-English Leaner's Pocket Dictionary, Tokyo: Kenkyūsha, ISBN 4-7674-2305-8:
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9