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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 59 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹竹竹竹 (YHHHH), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 363, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9981
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 854, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5F66

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひこ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Originally /pi1ko1/. *[piko][ɸiko][hiko]. Compound of ‎(hi, sun) +‎ ‎(ko, child; boy).[1][2] The female equivalent is ‎(hime).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ひこ, romaji hiko)

  1. a male child; a boy
  2. an honorary male child; prince
  3. chieftain; in ancient Japan, the ruler of a regional land

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • Ishihara, Michihiro (1985-05-16) Shintei Gishi Wajinden: Chūgoku Seishi Nihonden (1) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4-00-334011-6, pages 105-106