福音

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Chinese[edit]

 
good fortune; happiness; luck
good fortune; happiness; luck; Fujian province (abbrev); surname
sound; noise; news
simp. and trad.
(福音)

Etymology[edit]

Calque of English gospel, ultimately from Ancient Greek εὐαγγέλιον (euangélion, literally good news).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

福音

  1. (Christianity) gospel
    福音 / 福音  ―  chuán fúyīn  ―  to spread the gospel
  2. (figuratively) good news; good tidings

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (福音):
  • Japanese: (ふく)(いん) (fukuin)
  • Korean: 복음 (福音, bogeum)
  • Vietnamese: phúc âm (福音)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ふく
Grade: 3
いん
Grade: 1
kan’on
Alternative spelling
福音 (kyūjitai)
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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the early to mid-Meiji period.[1][2]

Orthographic borrowing from Chinese 福音 (fúyīn), itself a calque of English gospel,[2] ultimately from Ancient Greek εὐαγγέλιον (euangélion, literally good news).[2][3][4][5]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ふく)(いん) (fukuin

  1. (Christianity) the Gospel, good news
  2. (by extension, figuratively) a gospel, good news, good tidings
    まだ()きていると()うのは(まさ)(ふく)(いん)だったのよ。
    Mada ikite iru to iu no wa masa ni fukuin datta no yo.
    It was truly good news to hear that she's still alive.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 福音”, in 日本大百科全書:ニッポニカ (Nippon Dai Hyakka Zensho: Nipponica, Encyclopedia Nipponica)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 1984
  4. ^ 福音”, in 世界大百科事典 第2版 (Sekai Dai-hyakka Jiten Dainiban, Heibonsha World Encyclopedia Second Edition)[2] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Heibonsha, 1998
  5. ^ 福音”, in ブリタニカ国際大百科事典 小項目事典 (Buritanika Kokusai Dai Hyakka Jiten: Shō Kōmoku Jiten, Encyclopædia Britannica International: Micropædia)[3] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Britannica Japan Co., Ltd., 2014

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

福音 (bogeum) (hangeul 복음)

  1. Hanja form? of 복음 (gospel, good news).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

福音

  1. Hán tự form of phúc âm (gospel, good news).