英語

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Chinese[edit]

 
flower; hero; brave
flower; hero; brave; outstanding; (abbrev) Britain; English
 
speech; language; dialect
speech; language; dialect; tell to
trad. (英語)
simp. (英语)
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Etymology[edit]

Short for 英格蘭英格兰 (Yīnggélán) + ().

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

英語

  1. English language
    牛津英語詞典 / 牛津英语词典  ―  Niújīn Yīngyǔ Cídiǎn  ―  Oxford English Dictionary
    英語母語 [MSC, trad.]
    英语母语 [MSC, simp.]
    yīngyǔ wéi mǔyǔ de rén [Pinyin]
    native English speaker
    英語國家 / 英语国家  ―  yīngyǔ guójiā  ―  English-speaking country
    一口純正英語 [MSC, trad.]
    一口纯正英语 [MSC, simp.]
    jiǎng yīkǒu chúnzhèng de yīngyǔ [Pinyin]
    to speak idiomatic English
    英語 / 英语  ―  Wǒ huì shuō yīngyǔ.  ―  I can speak English.
    英語 / 英语  ―  Nǐ huì shuō yīngyǔ ma?  ―  Can you speak English?
    英語漢語 [MSC, trad.]
    英语汉语 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā jì huì shuō yīngyǔ yòu huì shuō hànyǔ. [Pinyin]
    She can speak both English and Chinese.
    地鐵站英語怎麽 [MSC, trad.]
    地铁站英语怎么 [MSC, simp.]
    “dìtiězhàn” yòng yīngyǔ zěnme shuō? [Pinyin]
    How do you say dìtiězhàn in English?

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (英語):
  • Japanese: (えい)() (eigo)
  • Korean: 영어 (英語, yeong'eo)
  • Vietnamese: Anh ngữ (英語)
  • Wutunhua: yenyek
  • Further reading[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

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    Etymology[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    えい
    Grade: 4

    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

    Borrowed from Chinese 英語, or a compound coined in Japan of (ei, England) +‎ (-go, language).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (えい)() (Eigo

    1. the English language
      (わたし)(えい)()(はな)すことが()()ます。
      Watashi wa Eigo de hanasu koto ga dekimasu.
      I can speak in English.
      ()(なた)(えい)()(はな)せますか?
      Anata wa Eigo ga hanasemasu ka?
      Can you speak English?
      • 2002 March 9, Hotta, Yumi; Obata, Takeshi, “(だい)131(ひゃくさんじゅういち)(きょく) (ため)される()(すみ) [Game 131: Isumi’s Endeavor]”, in ヒカルの碁 [Hikaru’s Go], volume 16 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 56:
        オレの()(ほん)()どう?(わる)くないだろ (かん)(こく)()(えい)()(はな)すんだぜ (しゅ)()だな()(がく)
        Ore no nihongo dō? Waruku nai daro Kankokugo to eigo mo hanasu n da ze Shumi da na gogaku wa
        How’s my Japanese? Not bad, right? I also speak Korean and English. I like learning languages.

    Synonyms[edit]

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
    2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja in this term

    Noun[edit]

    英語 (yeong'eo) (hangeul 영어)

    1. Hanja form? of 영어 (the English language).

    Okinawan[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    いぇー
    Grade: 4

    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

    Etymology[edit]

    Borrowed from Japanese 英語 (えいご, eigo), itself from Chinese 英語 (yīngyǔ).

    Noun[edit]

    英語 (hiragana いぇーご, rōmaji yēgo)

    1. English, the English language

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Hán tự in this term

    Noun[edit]

    英語

    1. chữ Hán form of Anh ngữ (English language).