安康

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Chinese[edit]

 
content; calm; still; quiet; to pacify; peace; how
peaceful; spongy (of radishes)
simp. and trad.
(安康)

Etymology[edit]

From (ān, “quiet, safe, calm”) + (kāng, “tranquil, healthy”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

安康

  1. to be in good health, to be hearty and robust

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese 安康 (/ʔan khang/ invalid IPA characters (g), replace g with ɡ, literally peace + tranquility). Compare modern Chinese 安康 (ānkāng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんこう, rōmaji ankō, historical hiragana あんかう)

  1. the state of being safe and sound, in tranquility and good health

Proper noun[edit]

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安康 (hiragana あんこう, rōmaji Ankō, historical hiragana あんかう)

  1. Clipping of 安康天皇 (Ankō Tennō, Emperor Ankō).

Verb[edit]

安康する (hiragana あんこう, rōmaji ankō, historical hiragana あんかう)

  1. to be safe and sound
  2. to make something be safe and sound
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Edo-period ateji (当て字).

Noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんこう, rōmaji ankō)

  1. Archaic spelling of 鮟鱇 (anglerfish).

Etymology 3[edit]

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Kanji in this term
あん
Grade: 3
かん
Grade: 4
Irregular

Borrowing from Mandarin 安康 (Ānkāng).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper noun[edit]

安康 (hiragana あんかん, rōmaji Ankan)

  1. Ankang, a city in Shaanxi province, China
Usage notes[edit]

Most often seen suffixed with (shi, city).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

安康 (angang) (hangeul 안강)

  1. Hanja form? of 안강, “soundness, peacefulness”.