光明

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Chinese[edit]

light; ray; bright
 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
simp. and trad.
(光明)
anagram 明光

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • kong-bêng - literary;
  • kng-bêng - vernacular.

Noun[edit]

光明

  1. light; illumination; brightness; brilliance

Adjective[edit]

光明

  1. bright; shining
  2. (figuratively, of future etc.) promising; bright
  3. (figuratively) open-hearted; frank; straightforward

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
みょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

光明 (hiragana こうみょう, rōmaji kōmyō)

  1. light
  2. hope in adverse circumstances
    • 1923, 国枝史郎, 沙漠の古都:
       (わたし) (むね)光明 (こうみょう)一筋 (ひとすじ)しらしらと (しら)んで ()た。
      Watashi no mune e kōmyō ga hitosuji shirashira to shirande kita.
      A ray of hope began to grow stronger in my heart.