皇后

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Chinese[edit]

divine, imperial; emperor empress; queen
simp. and trad.
(皇后)

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Noun[edit]

皇后

  1. empress, particularly an empress consort or (Hong Kong) a queen of England

Usage notes[edit]

Usually not used for a female monarch, who is called 女皇 (nǚhuáng), but for the wife of a monarch.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
ごう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

皇后 (hiragana こうごう, rōmaji kōgō)

  1. empress consort

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