凌雲

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Chinese[edit]

encroach; soar; thick ice cloud; (abbr.) for Yunnan; surname
trad. (凌雲/淩雲) /
simp. (凌云)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

凌雲

  1. (literary) to reach the clouds; to soar to the skies

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

凌雲

  1. () Lingyun County (county in Baise, Guangxi province, China)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りょう
Jinmeiyō
うん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

凌雲 (hiragana りょううん, rōmaji ryōun)

  1. skyscraping; very high; above the clouds;
  2. exceeding worldly, secular things; above this mortal world; beyond petty, everyday matters

Usage notes[edit]

This noun is often used with the genitive case particle -no (-の), which makes it function as an adjective.