ちょう

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Japanese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of ちょう – see the following entries.
J
[counter] long and narrow things such as guns, scissors, candles, inksticks
3
[noun] street, district
[noun] even (especially of dice)
[noun] (historical) a measure of length approximately 109 meters (also written )
[counter] counter for long and thin things, e.g. guns, hoes, candles.
[counter] counter for foods such as tofu.
Alternative spellings
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4
[numeral] trillion (million million), 1012
6
[noun] (anatomy) the intestines; the bowels
H
[noun] eagle
J
[noun] a butterfly (insect)
Alternative spelling
チョウ
S
[prefix] extra-; hyper-; mega-; meta-; para-; super-; trans-; ultra-
[prefix] (slang) super; very
2
[noun] chief, head, leader
[noun] strong point
[noun] (music) major
[proper noun] a surname
6
[suffix] government office, agency
2
[noun] the morning
[noun] an imperial court
[noun] an imperial reign or dynasty
[noun] a country governed by a monarch
[noun] a bustling place, such as downtown
[suffix] dynasty
[affix] morning
[affix] imperial court
[affix] (by extension) Japan
[affix] having an audience with the emperor
[affix] dynasty, regime
[affix] (by extension) epoch, period
[affix] Short for 朝鮮 (Chōsen): Korea, specifically short for 朝鮮民主主義人民共和国 (Chōsen Minshu Shugi Jinmin Kyōwakoku): Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)
(This term, ちょう, is an alternative spelling of the above terms.
For a list of all kanji read as ちょう, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as ちょう.)

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