干戈

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Hyōgaiji

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 干戈.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

干戈 (hiragana かんか, historical hiragana かんくゎ, romaji kanka)

  1. Literally, shields and spears: a metaphor for weaponry or military force.
  2. Conflict.

IdiomsEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gān'gē
Zhuyin ㄍㄢ ㄍㄜ
IPA (key) /ka̠n⁵⁵ kɤ⁵⁵/

NounEdit

干戈 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gān'gē)

  1. (archaic) weapons of war
Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 08:04