白虎

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

NounEdit

白虎 (hiragana びゃっこ, romaji byakko)

  1. A white tiger.
  2. (four symbols (chinese constellation)): The white tiger; in fengshui the white tiger is synonymous with the Wu Xing element of metal, the season of autumn, and the direction of west.

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Bái Hǔ
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄏㄨˇ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ xu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Proper nounEdit

白虎 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Bái Hǔ)

  1. White Tiger (Chinese astronomy)
  2. White Tiger Yan (a bandit leader active in the Wu region during the late Han Dynasty)

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Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:40