高嶺

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Chinese[edit]

high; tall mountain range
trad. (高嶺)
simp. (高岭)
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Proper noun[edit]

高嶺

  1. () Gaoling (mountain and village near Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China)
  2. () Cao Lãnh (a city in Vietnam)
  3. () Gaoling (a village in Xinshi, Jingshan, Jingmen, Hubei, China)

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
たか
Grade: 2

Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese.

Compound of  (たか) (taka, high, tall) +  () (ne, peak). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

高嶺 (たかね) (takane)

  1. a high or lofty peak, as of a mountain
Derived terms[edit]
Idioms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

高嶺 (たかね) (Takane)

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たか
Grade: 2
みね
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

From  (たか) (taka, high, tall) +  (みね) (mine, peak).

Proper noun[edit]

高嶺 (たかみね) (Takamine)

  1. a placename
  2. a surname
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
れい
Jinmeiyō
kan’on

/kaurei//kɔːrei//koːrei/

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

高嶺 (こうれい) (kōrei) (historical hiragana かうれい)

  1. a high or lofty peak

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Joshua S. Mostow (1996) Pictures of the Heart: The Hyakunin Isshu in Word and Image, University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN, page 55

Old Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (taka, high, tall) +‎ (ne, peak).

Noun[edit]

高嶺 (takane) (kana たかね)

  1. a high or lofty peak, as of a mountain
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 3, poem 318), text here
      田兒之浦従打出而見者真白衣不盡高嶺尓雪波零家留
      Tago1-no2-ura yu utiidete mi1reba ma-siro1 ni so2 Puzi no2 takane ni yuki1 pa purike1ru
      We went out, passing through the bay of Tago, and when we looked, it was pure white; the snow falling on the tall peak of Fuji.[1]

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: 高嶺 (たかね, takane)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haruo Shirane (2006) Classical Japanese: A Grammar, Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page 313