高雄

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Chinese[edit]

high; tall heroic; male
simp. and trad.
(高雄)

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 高雄 (たかお)(takao) with the creation of Takao Prefecture in 1920, from Min Nan 打狗 (Táⁿ-káu), from Siraya takau(bamboo forest).

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

高雄

  1. Kaohsiung (a city located in southwestern Taiwan)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たか
Grade: 2

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

高雄 ‎(hiragana たかお, romaji Takao)

  1. A male given name

Etymology 2[edit]

From Min Nan 打狗(Tá-káu).

Proper noun[edit]

高雄 ‎(hiragana たかお, romaji Takao)

  1. Kaohsiung (a city located in southwestern Taiwan)