合期

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ごう
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Possibly from Middle Chinese compound 合期 (*hop *ghiə, literally meeting a deadline). Alternately, may have been coined in Japan of Middle Chinese-derived elements (, to meet) + (go, a period of time).

/ɡafuɡo/ > /ɡauɡo/ > /ɡɔːɡo/ > /ɡoːɡo/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

合期 (hiragana ごうご, rōmaji gōgo, historical hiragana がふご)

  1. favorable progress
  2. meeting a deadline, being on time

Verb[edit]

合期する (intransitive, suru conjugation, hiragana ごうごする, rōmaji gōgo suru, historical hiragana がふごする)

  1. to make favorable progress, to proceed as expected
  2. to meet a deadline, to be on time
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
がっ
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Variant of goon reading, using the unvoiced ko reading for .

/ɡafuko/ > /ɡakko/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

合期 (hiragana がっこ, rōmaji gakko)

  1. favorable progress
  2. meeting a deadline, being on time

Verb[edit]

合期する (intransitive, suru conjugation, hiragana がっこする, rōmaji gakko suru)

  1. to make favorable progress, to proceed as expected
  2. to meet a deadline, to be on time
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
がっ
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Rarer variant reading.[2]

/ɡafuɡo/ > /ɡaɡɡo/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

合期 (hiragana がっご, rōmaji gaggo)

  1. (rare) favorable progress
  2. (rare) meeting a deadline, being on time

Verb[edit]

合期する (intransitive, suru conjugation, hiragana がっごする, rōmaji gaggo suru)

  1. (rare) to make favorable progress, to proceed as expected
  2. (rare) to meet a deadline, to be on time
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan