倭寇

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin (, 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.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wōkòu
Zhuyin ㄨㄛ ㄎㄡˋ
IPA (key) /u̯ɔ⁵⁵ kʰoʊ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

倭寇 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wōkòu)

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

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:57