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朱雀

ChineseEdit

(surname); vermilion bird; bird; lentigo
simp. and trad.
(朱雀)

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NounEdit

朱雀

  1. Vermilion Bird (the seven mansions of the south sky)
  2. rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Jinmeiyō

NounEdit

朱雀 (hiragana すざく, romaji suzaku)

  1. (four symbols (Chinese constellation)): The red or vermilion bird; in fengshui the vermilion bird is synonymous with the Wu Xing element of fire, the season of summer, and the direction of south.
  2. A phoenix

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