永遠

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: long (time) + far

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Noun[edit]

永遠 (hiragana えいえん, romaji eien)

  1. eternity

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 永远
trad.

Etymology[edit]

(forever) + (distant)

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yǒngyuǎn
Zhuyin ㄩㄥˇ ㄩㄢˇ
IPA (key) /i̯ʊŋ²¹⁴⁻³⁵ y̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
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Adverb[edit]

永遠 (traditional, Pinyin yǒngyuǎn, simplified 永远)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) forever; always

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 永远
trad.

Etymology[edit]

(forever) + (distant)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ iŋ˥˥uan˥˧ ]

Adverb[edit]

永遠 (traditional, POJ éng-óan, traditional 永遠, simplified 永远)

  1. forever