七宝

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NounEdit

七宝 (hiragana しっぽう, romaji shippō)

  1. (Buddhism) The seven treasure: gold, silver, pearls, agate, crystal, coral, lapis lazuli.

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 七寶

EtymologyEdit

The seven treasures refers to the seven gems and precious metals, referenced in the Buddhist Prajñā sutras and others.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qībǎo
Zhuyin ㄑㄧ ㄅㄠˇ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi⁵⁵ pɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

七宝 (simplified, Pinyin qībǎo, traditional 七寶)

  1. (archaic) the seven treasures (gold, silver, colored glaze, tridacna, agate, amber, coral)
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