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What would the word for empress (other than of Japan) be? Please give me the word for a ruling empress.

marked as duplicate by broccoli forest, Community Jul 29 '16 at 11:11

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  • @broccoliforest Is there an answer to this question? I couldn't find it. – macraf Jul 29 '16 at 4:43
  • @macraf That's a mass of information, but you can search for "empress" on that page. – broccoli forest Jul 29 '16 at 9:48
  • @broccoliforest Yes, but the relation is Japanese -> English and it doesn't seem that the English terminology there is supposed to be complete. And it stands in opposition to the answer here. – macraf Jul 29 '16 at 10:04
  • @macraf I thought it at least gave an exact answer to OP's question: "ruling empress" in Japanese. Are you looking at the question or the answer? – broccoli forest Jul 29 '16 at 10:33

It's [女帝]{じょてい}.

皇帝 is also used for an empress, e.g.: アンナ(ロシア皇帝)

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