総長

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 5
ちょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
總長 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From (そう) (, of highest or supreme rank) + (ちょう) (chō, chief, head, president).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(そう)(ちょう) (sōchōそうちやう (soutyau)?

  1. a chief of a whole system
  2. (in America) president of a university; (in Britain) chancellor of a university
  3. secretary-general

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN