高貴

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

高貴

  1. grandeur

Adjective[edit]

高貴

  1. noble

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]

高貴 (-na inflection, hiragana こうき, romaji kōki, historical hiragana かうき)

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

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

高貴 (hiragana こうき, romaji kōki, historical hiragana かうき)

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

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9