三重

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Chinese[edit]

three
 
heavy; serious; to double; to repeat; repetition; iteration; again; a layer
simp. and trad.
(三重)

Etymology 1[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

三重

  1. triple; triplicate

Etymology 2[edit]

From 三重埔 (literally “the third plain”).

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Proper noun[edit]

三重

  1. (, formerly , ) Sanchong (a district of New Taipei)

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 三重 (みえ) (Mie)

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Proper noun[edit]

三重

  1. () Mie (prefecture in Japan)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 1
じゅう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

(san) "three" + (jū) "-fold, -ply"

Noun[edit]

三重 (hiragana さんじゅう, rōmaji sanjū, historical hiragana さんぢゆう)

  1. triple, triplicate

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 3
kun'yomi
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Proper noun[edit]

三重 (hiragana みえ, rōmaji Mie, historical hiragana みへ)

  1. Mie, a prefecture of Kinki, Japan.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.