Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 易姓革命(えきせいかくめい) in Japanese

易姓革命
Kana Reading
えきせいかくめい
Romaji
ekiseikakumei
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    revolution (change of dynasty) decreed by Heaven when the incumbent emperor is found lacking in moral virtue (old Chinese political thought)


Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

8 strokes

surname

On'Yomi: セイ, ショウ

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 3

8 strokes

easy, ready to, simple, fortune-telling, divination

On'Yomi: エキ, イ

Kun'Yomi: やさ.しい, やす.い

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JLPT 3

8 strokes

fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint

On'Yomi: メイ, ミョウ

Kun'Yomi: いのち

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JLPT 2

9 strokes

leather, become serious, skin, hide, pelt

On'Yomi: カク

Kun'Yomi: かわ

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