名人

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Chinese[edit]

name; (measure word for persons); place (e.g. among winners) man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(名人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

名人

  1. a well-known person; a celebrity

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

名人 (hiragana めいじん, romaji meijin)

  1. A master; an expert

Proper noun[edit]

名人 (hiragana めいじん, romaji Meijin)

  1. (historical) A title held by the strongest go player in Japan.
  2. A Japanese go tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.
  3. A Japanese shogi tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.