Japanese Word Entry

洋銀
Kana:ようぎん
Romaji:yougin
Definitions:
  1. German silver, nickel silver

  2. silver coinage imported to Japan during the late Edo and early Meiji periods


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Chinese characters used in this word

ocean, sea, foreign, Western style, western
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄤˊ (yáng), ㄒㄧㄤˊ (xiáng), ㄧㄤˇ (yǎng)
Cantonese: joeng4
Japanese: ヨウ (you)、 ショウ (shou) / なだ (nada)
Korean: 양 (yang)
Vietnamese: dương

silver, cash, money, wealth
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄣˊ (yín)
Cantonese: ngan2, ngan4
Japanese: ギン (gin)、 ゴン (gon) / しろがね (shirogane)
Korean: 은 (eun)
Vietnamese: ngân
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