[ tahy-shaw ]
/ ˈtaɪˈʃɔ /
Save This Word!
noun Japanese History.
the designation of the period of the reign of Emperor Yoshihito, 1912–26.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "EVOKE" VS. "INVOKE"!
Call upon your favorite grammar inspirations to tackle this quiz on the differences and uses of "evoke" and "invoke."
Question 1 of 7
“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
Origin of Taisho
<Japanese taishō<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese dà great + zhèng right(ness)
Words nearby Taisho
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
How to use Taisho in a sentence
British Dictionary definitions for Taisho
/ (taɪˈʃəʊ) /
the period of Japanese history and artistic style associated with the reign of Emperor Yoshihito (1912–26)
the throne name of Yoshihito (1879–1926), emperor of Japan (1912–26)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012