共和

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Chinese[edit]

 
all together; in while; to share; common; general; together; total
 
mix together; peace; harmony; and; with; union; cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm
simp. and trad.
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Etymology[edit]

“Republic”: Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese 共和 (きょうわ) (kyōwa, republicanism), semantically readapted from Chinese 共和 (“joint governance”).

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Noun[edit]

共和

  1. republicanism; republic

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (共和):

Proper noun[edit]

共和

  1. (historical) Gonghe Regency (interregnum period in Chinese history from 841 to 828 BCE)
  2. () Gonghe County (county in Qinghai province, China)

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese 共和 (gjowngH hwa)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

共和 (hiragana きょうわ, rōmaji kyōwa)

  1. collaboration; cooperation; working together in harmony
  2. republicanism

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Hanja[edit]

共和 (gonghwa) (hangeul 공화)

  1. Hanja form? of 공화, “universal harmony, republicanism”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

共和

  1. Hán tự form of cộng hòa, “republic