長江

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Chinese[edit]

 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
river
trad. (長江)
simp. (长江)
Literally: “long river”.
Wikipedia has articles on:
長江 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Yangtze River (English)
Changjiang Creek (English)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

長江

  1. Yangtze River
  2. () Changjiang Creek, the upper course of the Jin River (錦江) in Jiangxi
  3. (社區) Changjiang (a community in Guanshan, Hongshan, Wuhan, Hubei, China)


Synonyms[edit]

  • (jiāng) (ancient, literary, or abbreviated)
  • 揚子江扬子江 (Yángzǐ Jiāng) (originally only in reference to the lower reaches)

Derived terms[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: 2
こう
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Chinese 長江 (literally long river).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

長江 (hiragana ちょうこう, rōmaji chōkō, historical hiragana ちやうかう)

  1. (literally) a long river

Proper noun[edit]

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 長江 on Japanese Wikipedia

長江 (hiragana ちょうこう, rōmaji Chōkō, historical hiragana ちやうかう)

  1. the Yangtze River
    Synonym: 揚子江 (Yōsukō)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
なが
Grade: 2

Grade: S
kun’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

長江 (hiragana ながえ, rōmaji Nagae)

  1. A surname​.

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

長江 (Janggang) (hangeul 장강)

  1. Hanja form? of 장강.