Japanese Word Entry

讓位

Simplified Japanese form: 譲位

Kana:じょうい
Romaji:joui
Definition: abdication

Need more information?

Look up 譲位 on Jisho.org

Chinese characters used in this word

allow, permit, yield, concede
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄤˋ (ràng)
Cantonese: joeng6
Japanese: ジョウ (jou) / ゆず.る (yuzuru)
Korean: 양 (yang)
Vietnamese: nhượng, nhường
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some, position, post, status, seat
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˋ (wèi), ㄌㄧˋ (lì)
Cantonese: wai2, wai6
Japanese: イ (i) / くらい (kurai)、 ぐらい (gurai)、 くらいする (kuraisuru)
Korean: 위 (wi)
Vietnamese: vị