元老院

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Chinese[edit]

veteran official; bureaucrat with experience and character courtyard; institution
simp. and trad.
(元老院)
元老
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Noun[edit]

元老院

  1. senate (the ancient Roman senate and Japanese Genrōin)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: 2
ろう
Grade: 4
いん
Grade: 3
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From 元老 (genrō, elderly statesman) +‎ (-in, institution).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

元老院 (hiragana げんろういん, rōmaji genrōin, historical hiragana げんらうゐん)

  1. a senate

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Proper noun[edit]

元老院 (hiragana げんろういん, rōmaji Genrōin, historical hiragana げんらうゐん)

  1. the Senate (Roman Senate; Japan's Senate; Canada's, the Philippines', France's, Spain's, Italy's, Thailand's and Malaysia's upper house)