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倭寇

ChineseEdit

Japanese; dwarf bandit
simp. and trad.
(倭寇)

EtymologyEdit

From (, Japanese) + (kòu, bandit, brigand).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

倭寇

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
こう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese (, Japanese) + (kòu, bandit, brigand).

NounEdit

倭寇 (hiragana わこう, romaji wakō)

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.