東京

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Chinese[edit]

east capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
trad. (東京)
simp. (东京)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (5) (28)
Final () (1) (111)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tuŋ/ /kˠiæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/tuŋ/ /kᵚiaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/tuŋ/ /kiaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/təwŋ/ /kiajŋ/
Li
Rong
/tuŋ/ /kiɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/tuŋ/ /kĭɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tuŋ/ /ki̯ɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dōng jīng
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dōng jīng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tuwng › ‹ kjæng ›
Old
Chinese
/*tˁoŋ/ (< *tˁoŋʔ ?) /*[k]raŋ/
English east hill; capital city

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 2435 6828
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*toːŋ/ /*kraŋ/
Notes

Proper noun[edit]

東京

  1. (~都) Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan)
  2. Old name for 開封开封 (kāifēng).
  3. Old name for 河內河内 (Hénèi).
  4. (historical) Tonkin

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (東京):
  • Japanese: 東京(とうけい) (Tōkei)

Noun[edit]

東京

  1. (historical) the eastern capital (in situations where dual capitals existed)

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (東京):

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 2
kan’on goon

/tou kjau//toːkjɔː//toːkjoː/

Derived from Middle Chinese elements (MC tuŋ) and (MC kˠiæŋ).

The city of Tokyo was renamed from 江戸 (Edo) in 1868 after Emperor Meiji moved the capital from Kyoto.

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Proper noun[edit]

東京(とうきょう) (Tōkyō (historical kana とうきやう)

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan, consisting of 23 special wards)
    昨日(きのう)(とう)(きょう)(くも)りでしたか。
    Kinō, Tōkyō wa kumori deshita ka.
    Was it cloudy in Tokyo yesterday?
  2. Short for 東京都 (Tōkyō-to) the capital prefecture of Japan
  3. Short for 東京駅 (Tōkyō-eki): Tokyo Station
  4. (historical) Short for 東京府 (Tōkyō-fu): the historical Tokyo Prefecture from 1868–1943
  5. a surname
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Noun[edit]

東京(とうきょう) (tōkyō (historical kana とうきやう)

  1. (historical) an eastern capital
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 663)[1]
      Tôqiǒ. トゥキャゥ (東京) Figaxino miyaco. (東の都) 東の地方の都 (Miaco).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
kan’on

From Middle Chinese 東京 (MC tuŋ kˠiæŋ).

The alternate pronunciation for Tokyo appears to be prevalent in the early- to mid-Meiji period.

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Proper noun[edit]

東京(とうけい) (Tōkei

  1. (historical) the capital of 東漢 (Tōkan, Eastern Han) or 後漢 (Gokan, Later Han), corresponds to modern Luoyang
  2. (historical) the capital of 北宋 (Hokusō, Northern Song), corresponds to modern Kaifeng
  3. (historical) the eastern capital of the Jurchen Jin dynasty, corresponds to modern Liaoyang
  4. (historical) the capital of Yongwon province in Balhae during the Tang dynasty
  5. (historical) Dated spelling of とうきょう (Tōkyō) above
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Kanji in this term
とん
Grade: 2
きん
Grade: 2
Irregular tōon

Borrowing from Vietnamese 東京 (Đông Kinh, Eastern capital), a historical name for Hanoi. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper noun[edit]

東京(トンキン) (Tonkin

  1. (historical) Tonkin (northern region of Vietnam)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Doi, Tadao (1603–1604) Hōyaku Nippo Jisho (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, published 1980, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

東京 (Donggyeong) (hangeul 동경)

  1. Hanja form? of 동경 (alternative name of Tokyo).

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji in this term
とー
Grade: 2
ちょー
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 東京 (Tōkyō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

東京 (hiragana とーちょー, rōmaji Tōchō)

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan, consisting of 23 special wards)
    東京 (とーちょー)んかい () ()さん。
    Tōchō-nkai ichibusan.
    (I) want to go to Tokyo.

References[edit]

  • とーちょー【東京】” in JLect - Japonic Languages and Dialects Database Dictionary, 2019.
  • トーチョー” in Okinawa Center of Language Study, Shuri-Naha Dialect Dictionary.
  • 沖縄語辞典 (Okinawago Jiten, “Okinawan Dictionary”)[1], 1963

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

東京

  1. Hán tự form of Đông Kinh (former name of Hanoi, Tonkin; Tokyo).