Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of (しょう) in Japanese

Kana Reading
しょう, じょう
Romaji
shō, jō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun, used as a prefix
    Meaning
    greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief
  • Parts of speech
    prefix
    Meaning
    (before a number) exactly; precisely


Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

5 strokes

correct, justice, righteous, 10**40

On'Yomi: セイ, ショウ

Kun'Yomi: ただ.しい, ただ.す, まさ, まさ.に

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