昭和

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U+337C, ㍼
SQUARE ERA NAME SYOUWA

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

Chinese[edit]

illustrious; manifest
 
mix together; peace; harmony; and; with; union; cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm
simp. and trad.
(昭和)
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Pronunciation[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 昭和 (Shōwa).

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

昭和

  1. Shōwa era of Japanese history

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 3

Grade: 3
goon

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/ɕeuwa//ɕoːwa/

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

昭和(しょうわ) (Shōwa (historical kana せうわ)

  1. the modern Shōwa period (Japanese era that began on 25 December 1926 and ended on 7 January 1989)
    昭和(しょうわ)元年(がんねん)Shōwa gannenthe first year of Shōwa (1926 in the Gregorian calendar)
  2. a placename, especially of a ward in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with the 正和 (Shōwa) era of 1312–1317, or with the 承和 (Jōwa) era of 834–848; the latter which may also be read as Shōwa.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Showa, Shōwa
  • Chinese:
  • Korean: 쇼와 (Syowa)
  • Vietnamese: Showa, Chiêu Hòa

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

昭和

  1. Hán tự form of Chiêu Hòa (Shōwa era of Japanese history).