僥倖

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See also: 僥幸 and 侥幸

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 僥幸 (“lucky; by fluke or chance; to try one's luck”).
(This term, 僥倖, is a variant form of 僥幸.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぎょう
Hyōgaiji
こう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi
Alternative spellings
僥幸
ぎょう幸

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Chinese 僥幸 (MC ŋeu ɦˠɛŋX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ぎょう)(こう) (gyōkō

  1. an almost impossible lucky event; miracle

Verb[edit]

(ぎょう)(こう)する (gyōkō surutransitive suru (stem (ぎょう)(こう) (gyōkō shi), past (ぎょう)(こう)した (gyōkō shita))

  1. to wait for a miracle to happen

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN