小康

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

小康

  1. comparatively good living standard
  2. a period of peace and prosperity

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (shō, "small," "minor") + (, "peaceful," "secure")

Noun[edit]

小康 (hiragana しょうこう, romaji shōkō)

  1. lull, respite, breathing spell, short time of peace

Derived terms[edit]