明治

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U+337E, ㍾
SQUARE ERA NAME MEIZI

[U+337D]
CJK Compatibility
[U+337F]

Chinese[edit]

 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
 
to rule; to govern; to manage; to control; to harness (a river); cure; treatment; to heal
simp. and trad.
(明治)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

明治

  1. The Meiji era of Japanese history.

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Literally "enlightened rule".

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Meiji era)

Proper noun[edit]

明治 (hiragana めいじ, romaji Meiji)

  1. (historical) The Meiji era: the Japanese era beginning in 1868 and ending in 1912.
    明治 (めいじ)二年 (にねん)
    Meiji ni nen
    the second year of Meiji (1869 in the Gregorian calendar)

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
あき
Grade: 2
はる
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

明治 (hiragana あきはる, romaji Akiharu)

  1. A male given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3