王女

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 1
じょ
Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 王女 (hjwang nrjoX, literally king + female). The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

王女 (hiragana おうじょ, rōmaji ōjo, historical hiragana わうぢよ)

  1. princess
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 1
にょ
Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 王女 (hjwang nrjoX, literally king + female). The goon reading, so likely the initial borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

王女 (hiragana おうにょ, rōmaji ōnyo, historical hiragana わうによ)

  1. princess

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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