丹凤眼

MandarinEdit

simpl. 丹凤
trad. 丹鳳眼

EtymologyEdit

丹凤 (a phoenix whose head and wings are crimson colored) + (eyes)

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dānfèngyǎn
Zhuyin ㄉㄢ ㄈㄥˋ ㄧㄢˇ
IPA (key) /ta̠n⁵⁵ fɤŋ⁵¹ i̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

丹凤眼 (simplified, Pinyin dānfèngyǎn, traditional 丹鳳眼)

  1. (archaic) an eyeshape in which the corners of the eyes are turned up
In Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Guan Yu (pictured above) is described as 丹凤眼
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:46