皇帝

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Chinese[edit]

emperor; surname emperor
simp. and trad.
(皇帝)
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Etymology[edit]

First used by Qin Shi Huang (literally First Emperor of the Qin dynasty) as the self-proclaimed 始皇帝 (literally First Emperor), from (sovereign) +‎ (emperor). The two component words were originally the titles of the gods known as the 三皇五帝 (Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors).

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Noun[edit]

皇帝

  1. emperor
    輔佐皇帝 / 辅佐皇帝  ―  fǔzuǒ huángdì  ―  to assist an emperor

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (皇帝):

Others:

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
てい
Grade: S
kan’on
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 皇帝. See also 三皇五帝 (Sankō Gotei) and 始皇帝 (Shikōtei).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

皇帝 (hiragana こうてい, rōmaji kōtei, historical hiragana くわうてい)

  1. an emperor
  2. (tarot) the Emperor

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Khitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Middle Chinese 皇帝 (MC ɦwɑŋ teiH).

Noun[edit]

皇帝

  1. emperor
    1081, 《多羅里本郎君墓誌碑》 [Memorial for Lord Dorlipun]:
    皇帝[⿱火日][⿰𤣩⿱⿻𠃊丨又]弃[⿻一⿵冂仌]囯[⿱火日][⿱干艹][⿻⿻二丨从]
    皇帝之時於丹國之宰相
    (please add an English translation of this quote)

References[edit]

  • Cong, Yanshuang; Liu, Fengzhu; Chi, Jianxue (叢艷雙,劉鳳翥,池建學) (2005). 契丹大字《多羅里本郎君墓志銘》考釋 (A Textual Research and Explanation on the Inscription for Duoluoliben in Big Qidan Script). 《民族語文》 (Minority Languages of China), issue 4, page 54.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

皇帝 (hwangje) (hangeul 황제)

  1. Hanja form? of 황제 (emperor).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

皇帝

  1. Hán tự form of hoàng đế (emperor).