Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of (きょう) in Japanese

Kana Reading
きょう, けい
kyō, kei
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun, used as a suffix
    lord; sir
    Example sentence
    にはピアノ向かって座っているアンソニー大きな写真がかかっていました。 On the wall there was a big picture of Sir Anthony at the piano.
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    state minister (i.e. under the ritsuryo system)
    Example sentence
    はアンソニーすばらしい夢中になっていました I was lost in Sir Anthony's wonderful story.
  • Parts of speech
    pronoun, nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    you (in reference to someone of lower status)
    Example sentence
    ははあ、それではこの方がエブァンス夫人なのだ So this is Lady Evans.

Examples of 卿, きょう, けい in a sentence

Kanji in this word

12 strokes

you, lord, secretary, state minister

On'Yomi: ケイ, キョウ

Kun'Yomi: きみ

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