英語

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Chinese[edit]

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(surname); English; brave
 
dialect; language; speech; tell to
trad. (英語)
simp. (英语)

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of 英格蘭英格兰 (“England”) + (“speech, language”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

英語

  1. the English language
    英語 [MSC, trad.]
    英语 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ huì shuō yīngyǔ. [Pinyin]
    I can speak English.
    英語 [MSC, trad.]
    英语 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ huì shuō yīngyǔ ma? [Pinyin]
    Can you speak English?

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (英語):


Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
えい
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on'yomi

From Chinese 英語; compound of ‎(ei, England) +‎ ‎(-go, language).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

英語 ‎(hiragana えいご, romaji eigo)

  1. English language
     (わたし)英語 (えいご) (はな)すことが出来 (でき)ます。
    Watashi wa eigo de hanasu koto ga dekimasu.
    I can speak English.
    貴方 (あなた)英語 (えいご) (はな)せますか?
    Anata wa eigo ga hanasemasu ka?
    Can you speak English?

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

英語 ‎(yeong-eo) ‎(hangeul 영어)

  1. Hanja form? of 영어, “the English language”.

Okinawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

英語 ‎(hiragana いぇーご, romaji yeego)

  1. English, the English language