大統領

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 5
りょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(dai-, great) +‎ 統領 (tōryō, leader)

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Noun[edit]

大統領 (hiragana だいとうりょう, rōmaji daitōryō, historical hiragana だいとうりやう)

  1. a president (the head of state of a republic)
    • 1999 September 16, Katou, Motohiro, “ヤコブのたいだん [Jacob’s Stairway]”, in Q.E.D. しょうめいしゅうりょう [Q.E.D. Quod Erat Demonstrandum], volume 4 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-333696-4, page 176:
       (たと)えばユーゴスラビアには () (ぜん)チトー (だい) (とう) (りょう)という () (どう) (しゃ)がいて (みん) (ぞく)をまとめていた
      Tatoeba Yūgosurabia ni wa izen Chitō Daitōryō to iu shidōsha ga ite minzoku o matometeita
      For example, former President Tito was known for having united the peoples of Yugoslavia
    • 2003 August 31, Shimizu, Reiko, “秘密 THE TOP SECRETトップ・シークレット 1999 [THE TOP SECRET 1999]”, in 秘密 THE TOP SECRETトップ・シークレット [THE TOP SECRET], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 12th edition, Tokyo: Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-13234-3, page 9:
      ワシントン リンカーン ケネディ ビル・クリントン そして今 ジョン・B・リード‼ (せい) (れん) (けっ) (ぱく)正義の人————汚点のない所が最大の汚点といわれる程クリーンな第57代アメリカ大統領
      Washinton Rinkān Kenedi Biru Kurinton Soshite ima Jon Bī Rīdo‼ Seiren keppaku seigi no hito———— Oten no nai tokoro ga saidai no oten to iwareru hodo kurīn na Daigojūshichi-dai Amerika Daitōryō
      Washington. Lincoln. Kennedy. Bill Clinton. And now, John B. Reed‼ The man of impartiality, uprightness and justice———— When talking about the 57th President of the United States, it’s no exaggeration to say that his only flaw is that he has none

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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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

大統領 (daetongnyeong) (hangeul 대통령)

  1. Hanja form? of 대통령, “president of a country”.