Japanese Word Entry

舊約

Simplified Japanese form: 旧約

Kana:きゅうやく
Definitions:
  1. old promise, old agreement, old covenant

  2. Old Testament


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Chinese characters used in this word

old things, old friend, old times, former, ex-, old, ancient, past
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄡˋ (jiù)
Cantonese: gau6
Japanese: キュウ / ふる.い、 もと、 ひさしい、 ひさしく
Korean:
Vietnamese: cựu
Variants
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Simplified Japanese form:

promise, approximately, shrink, treaty, agreement, covenant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄝ (yuē), ㄧㄠ (yāo), ㄧㄠˋ (yào), ㄉㄧˋ (dì)
Cantonese: joek3
Japanese: ヤク / つづ.まる、 つづ.める、 つづま.やか、 つずめる、 つずまやか
Korean: 약, 요
Vietnamese: ước
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