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  • on reading:
  • コウ
  • kun reading:
  • そうろう
  • meaning(s):
  • climate, season, weather
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あかんたいきこう subarctic climate
あねったいきこう subtropical climate
あくてんこう bad weather
かいようせいきこう oceanic climate
きこう climate
きこう season; climate
いそうろう lodger who pays nothing for room and board; freeloader; sponger
げんかんのこう the coldest season (weather)
こう season; weather
そうろう classical verbal ending equivalent to colloquial -masu
そうろうあいだ as...
ほうしゃうしぇん Taiwanese film director
そうろうや I wonder if...
そうろうところ ... but
調 そうろうちょう epistolary style
こうちょう bird of passage; migratory bird
そうろうぶん epistolary style
こうほ candidacy
こうほしゃ candidate; applicant
てる こうほしゃをたてる to put up a candidate
こうほせい cadet
こうほち proposed site; site chosen
そうろうよし I hear that...
しこう waiting upon (someone)
じこう season; time of the year
かきそうろう (have the honor) to write
しょうこう symptoms
せっこう scout; patrol; spy
ぜんてんこう all-weather; weather-proof
たいりくせいきこう continental climate
ちちゅうかいせいきこう Mediterranean climate
ちょうこう sign; indication; omen; symptom
ちょうこう sign; indication; omen; symptom
てんこう weather
ないりくせいきこう continental or inland climate
れっこう many daimyo