慶応

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: S
おう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

慶応 (hiragana けいおう, rōmaji Keiō)

  1. Keiō era (April 1865–September 1868)
  2. (short form, fully 「慶應義塾大学) Keio University (the oldest institute of higher education in Japan (est. 1858), located in Minato, Tokyo)

Usage notes[edit]

  • 慶応 (Keiō era) is preceded by 元治 (げんじ, ​Genji) and followed by 明治 (めいじ, ​Meiji).

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Keio University): 慶應 (けいおう, ​Keiō), 慶大 (けいだい, ​Keidai)
  • (Keiō era): 慶應 (けいおう, ​Keiō)

Further reading[edit]

Era
University