安康

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Chinese[edit]

 
content; calm; still; quiet; to pacify; peace
peaceful; spongy (of radishes)
simp. and trad.
(安康)

Etymology[edit]

From  ("quiet, safe, calm") +  ("tranquil, healthy").

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Adjective[edit]

安康

  1. to be in good health, to be hearty and robust

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 4

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Chinese 安康 (/ʔan khang/). Compare modern Chinese 安康 (ānkāng).

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Noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんこう, romaji ankō, historical hiragana あんかう)

  1. the state of being safe and sound, in tranquility and good health

Proper noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんこう, romaji Ankō, historical hiragana あんかう)

  1. short for 安康天皇 (Ankō Tennō, Emperor Ankō), purported to be the 20th emperor of Japan who ruled in the mid-fifth century
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Verb[edit]

安康 + する (hiragana あんこうする, romaji ankō suru, historical hiragana あんかうする)

  1. to be safe and sound
  2. to make something be safe and sound
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Etymology 2[edit]

Edo-period ateji, replaced by 鮟鱇; see latter for details.

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Noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんこう, romaji ankō)

  1. (obsolete) old spelling replaced by 鮟鱇: an anglerfish, a monkfish

Etymology 3[edit]

From Chinese 安康 (Ānkāng).

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Proper noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんかん, romaji Ankan)

  1. Ankang, a city in Shaanxi province, China
Usage notes[edit]

Most often seen suffixed with (shi, city).

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

安康 (angang) (hangeul 안강)

  1. Hanja form? of 안강, “soundness, peacefulness”.