平和

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

 
flat; level; equal
flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
 
mix together; peace; harmony
mix together; peace; harmony; and; with; union; cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm
simp. and trad.
(平和)
anagram 和平
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Pronunciation[edit]


Note: phiàng-fò - only "placid, polite".

Adjective[edit]

平和

  1. having a mild temperament; polite
  2. peaceful; placid
    心境平和  ―  xīnjìng pínghé  ―  peace of mind
  3. harmonious; concordant
Synonyms[edit]
  • (having a mild temperament):
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  • 平易 (píngyì)
  • (huì) (literary, or in compounds)
  • 柔和 (róuhé) (also of sound, voice, colour, lighting, etc.)
  • 柔順柔顺 (róushùn)
  • (peaceful):
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  • (harmonious):
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Proper noun[edit]

平和

  1. () Pinghe (a county of Zhangzhou, Fujian, China)
  2. () Pinghe (a rural village in Cimei, Penghu, Taiwan)

Etymology 2[edit]

 
flat; level; equal
flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
 
mix together; peace; harmony
mix together; peace; harmony; and; with; union; cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm
simp. and trad.
(平和)
alternative forms 平胡
平糊 Cantonese
anagram 和平

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Noun[edit]

平和

  1. (mahjong) a winning hand in which every meld is a chow, and the pair does not consist of wind or dragon tiles (in Hong Kong mahjong, the pair can consist of wind or dragon tiles)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
へい
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
on’yomi

First attested in the Meiji era.

Rearrangement of 和平 (wahei, peace), likely that (hei) also means "flat", therefore switching the kanji meant "calm, equal + harmony → peace". (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(へい)() (heiwa-na (adnominal (へい)() (heiwa na), adverbial (へい)() (heiwa ni))

  1. peaceful
    (へい)()()(かい)
    Heiwa na sekai.
    A peaceful world.
  2. calm
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

(へい)() (heiwa

  1. peace, a peaceful situation
    ()()(へい)()()ならば、いつか(はな)()
    Doko ka ni heiwa ga aru nara ba, itsuka hana mo saku.
    If there is peace, someday the flowers shall bloom.
  2. calm, calmness
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Proper noun[edit]

(へい)() (Heiwa

  1. a female given name
  2. a place name

Etymology 2[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ぴん
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
Irregular

Borrowing from Chinese 平和 (pínghú).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

平和(ピンフ) or 平和(ピンホー) (pinfu or pinhō

  1. (mahjong) no points hand: a (yaku, winning hand) that does not have any of the following: triplets, quads, the player's seat wind, the prevailing wind, or dragons; and the winning tile completes a two-sided wait sequence; worth 1 (han, double)
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

平和 (pyeonghwa) (hangeul 평화)

  1. Hanja form? of 평화 (peace).