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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
former emperor (or his empress, imperial princesses, etc.)

See also: 院, 7
posthumous Buddhist name containing the character "in"Ehrentitel für vergangene Kaiser und Kaiserinnen, im postumen Namen eines Kaisers verwendetes Wort

ON: イン
Inst., institution, temple, mansion, school

ON: ゴウKUN: さけ.ぶ, よびな
nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call

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