Last modified on 29 July 2014, at 08:40
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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Japanese shinjitai Simplified from .

Similar forms (as variant of 龍) date to large seal script.

Han characterEdit

(radical 117 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田山 (YTWU))

  1. dragon
  2. symbolic of emperor

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 870, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25751
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1301, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2708, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7ADC

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Shinjitai

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana たつ, romaji tatsu, historical hiragana たつ)

  1. dragon

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りゅう, romaji ryū, historical hiragana りゆう)

  1. Chinese dragon
  2. European dragon

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りょう, romaji ryō, historical hiragana りよう)

  1. dragon

Proper nounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りゅう, romaji Ryū, historical hiragana りゆう)

  1. A male given name