平安

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
へい
Grade: 3
あん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(へい, hei: “even”, “steady”, “flat”) + (あん, an: “peace”, “ease”)

Adjectival noun[edit]

平安 (-na inflection, hiragana へいあん, romaji heian)

  1. peaceful

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

平安 (hiragana へいあん, romaji heian)

  1. peace

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

平安 (hiragana へいあん, romaji Heian)

  1. Abbreviation of 平安時代 (へいあんじだい, Heian jidai), the Heian period of Japanese history.

References[edit]

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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pʰiŋ˧˥an˥˥]

Adjective[edit]

平安 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin píng'ān)

  1. peaceful; safe

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Adjective[edit]

平安 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping ping4on1, Yale ping4on1)

  1. peaceful; safe

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Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

平安 (traditional and simplified, POJ pêng-an)

  1. peaceful; safe

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