共通語

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See also: 共通语

Chinese[edit]

common; shared; universal
 
speech; language; dialect; tell to
trad. (共通語) 共通
simp. (共通语) 共通

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

共通語

  1. (linguistics) common language; lingua franca

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: 4
つう
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

共通語 (hiragana きょうつうご, rōmaji kyōtsūgo)

  1. common language, lingua franca
     (えい) ()世界 (せかい) (きょう) (つう) ()である。
    Eigo wa sekai no kyōtsūgo dearu.
    English is the common language of the world.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Japan, 共通語 often refers specifically to Standard Japanese.

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