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Chinese

Wikipedia has articles on:
east capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
trad. () ? ?
simp. () ? ?

Pronunciation

Proper noun

  1. (~?) Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan)
  2. Old name for / (k?if?ng).
  3. Old name for / (Hénèi).
  4. (historical) Tonkin

Derived terms

  • ?/? (D?ngj?ng Sh?npàn)
  • / (D?ngj?ngw?n)
  • /

Descendants

Sino-Xenic ():
  • -> Japanese: (?) (T?kei)

Noun

  1. (historical) the eastern capital (in situations where dual capitals existed)

Descendants

Sino-Xenic ():

Japanese

Etymology 1

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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/tou kjau/ -> /to:kj?:/ -> /to:kjo:/

Derived from Middle Chinese elements ? (MC tu?) and ? (MC k?iæ?).

The city of Tokyo was renamed from (Edo) in 1868 after Emperor Meiji moved the capital from Kyoto.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

?()?() o (T?ky? (toukyau)?

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan, consisting of 23 special wards)
    ()??()?()??()
    Kin?, T?ky? wa kumori deshita ka.
    Was it cloudy in Tokyo yesterday?
  2. Short for (T?ky?-to) the capital prefecture of Japan
  3. Short for (T?ky?-eki): Tokyo Station
  4. (historical) Short for (T?ky?-fu): the historical Tokyo Prefecture from 1868-1943
  5. a surname
Derived terms
Descendants
See also

Noun

?()?() o (t?ky? (toukyau)?

  1. (historical) an eastern capital
    • 1603-1604, Nippo Jisho (page 663)[1]
      Tôqi?. () Figaxino miyaco. () (Miaco).
Coordinate terms

Etymology 2

Kanji in this term
? ?

Grade: 2

Grade: 2
kan'on

From Middle Chinese (MC tu? k?iæ?).

The alternate pronunciation for Tokyo appears to be prevalent in the early- to mid-Meiji period.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

?()?() o (T?kei

  1. (historical) the capital of (T?kan, "Eastern Han") or (Gokan, "Later Han"), corresponds to modern Luoyang
  2. (historical) the capital of (Hokus?, "Northern Song"), corresponds to modern Kaifeng
  3. (historical) the eastern capital of the Jurchen Jin dynasty, corresponds to modern Liaoyang
  4. (historical) the capital of Yongwon province in Balhae during the Tang dynasty
  5. (historical) Dated spelling of (T?ky?) above
Derived terms

Etymology 3

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
? ?

Grade: 2

Grade: 2
s?on t?on

Borrowing from Vietnamese (?ông Kinh, "Eastern capital"), a historical name for Hanoi. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation

Proper noun

(?) o (Tonkin

  1. (historical) Tonkin (northern region of Vietnam)
Derived terms

References

  1. ^ Doi, Tadao (1603-1604) H?yaku Nippo Jisho (in Japanese), T?ky?: Iwanami Shoten, published 1980, ->ISBN.

Korean

Hanja in this term
??

Proper noun

o (Donggyeong) (hangeul )

  1. Hanja form? of ("alternative name of Tokyo").

Okinawan

Kanji in this term
? ?

Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology

From Japanese (T?ky?).

Pronunciation

Proper noun

(hiragana , r?maji T?ch?)

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan, consisting of 23 special wards)
     ()? (?)?? (?)
    T?ch?-nkai ichibusan.
    (I) want to go to Tokyo.

References

  • "" in JLect - Japonic Languages and Dialects Database Dictionary, 2019.
  • "" in Okinawa Center of Language Study, Shuri-Naha Dialect Dictionary.
  • (Okinawago Jiten, "Okinawan Dictionary")[1], 1963

Vietnamese

Hán t? in this term
??

Proper noun

  1. Hán t? form of ?ông Kinh ("former name of Hanoi, Tonkin; Tokyo").

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