蓬莱

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from Chinese 蓬萊


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji
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Proper nounEdit

蓬莱 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 蓬萊, hiragana ほうらい, romaji Hōrai)

  1. Horai, a mythical Japanese paradise developed from the Chinese legend of Penglai
  2. Taiwan
  3. A surname​.

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 蓬萊
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Alternative formsEdit

  • 蓬山 (mythical island)
  • 蓬丘 (mythical island)
  • 蓬壶 (mythical island)

Proper nounEdit

蓬莱 (simplified, Pinyin Pénglái, traditional 蓬萊)

  1. a mythical Chinese paradise located in the eastern seas and populated with Taoist immortals
  2. a city in eastern Shandong, China, formerly known as Tengchow and since renamed for the island

SynonymsEdit

Mythical island
City

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 01:21