長銘

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
なが
Grade: 2
めい
Grade: S
yutōyomi

Compound of (naga, long) +‎ (mei, inscription).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

長銘 (hiragana ながめい, rōmaji nagamei)

  1. (swords) an inscription that includes some personal details about the swordsmith

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Compound of (chō, long) +‎ (mei, inscription).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

長銘 (hiragana ちょうめい, rōmaji chōmei, historical hiragana ちやうめい)

  1. (swords) an inscription that includes some personal details about the swordsmith

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN