公卿

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Chinese[edit]

 
just; honorable; public; common; fair; duke; mister
(old) minister; (old) term of endearment between spouses; thou (poet.)
simp. and trad.
(公卿)

Etymology[edit]

Originally an abbreviation of 三公 (the Three Excellencies) + 九卿 (the nine ministers)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

公卿

  1. (literary) the Three Excellencies and the nine ministers
  2. (literary) a generic term for all of the high-level ministers and officials within the government

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ぎょう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

公卿 (hiragana くぎょう, rōmaji kugyō)

  1. court nobility

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

公卿 (gonggyeong) (hangeul 공경)

  1. Hanja form? of 공경.