高貴

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See also: 高贵

Chinese[edit]

high; tall
 
expensive; noble; your (name)
expensive; noble; your (name); precious
trad. (高貴)
simp. (高贵)

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Adjective[edit]

高貴

  1. privileged; elitist
  2. precious; rare; valuable
  3. noble; lofty
    男尊女卑封建社會遺留下來思想觀念錯誤認為男人女人高貴 [MSC, trad.]
    男尊女卑封建社会遗留下来思想观念错误认为男人女人高贵 [MSC, simp.]
    Nánzūnnǚbēi shì fēngjiànshèhuì yíliú xiàlái de sīxiǎng guānniàn, tā cuòwù de rènwèi nánrén bǐ nǚrén gāoguì. [Pinyin]
    The ideology of male domination and female subordination is handed down from feudal society and wrongly holds that males are nobler than females.

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (高貴):
  • Japanese: (こう)() (kōki)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 高貴 (*kaw *kjwɨjH). Compare modern Mandarin 高貴 (gāoguì).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(こう)() (kōkiかうき (kauki)? -na (adnominal (こう)() (kōki na), adverbial (こう)() (kōki ni))

  1. noble; of noble birth; high-born
  2. noble of bearing, refined, graceful
  3. highly valuable, precious

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Noun[edit]

(こう)() (kōkiかうき (kauki)?

  1. nobleness of birth
  2. nobleness of bearing
  3. high value

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References[edit]

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