血路

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けつ
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Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "blood path". Originally a path that a bleeding, injured animal uses to escape.

NounEdit

血路 (hiragana けつろ, romaji ketsuro)

  1. an escape path from surrounding enemies
  2. a way out from a difficult situation

IdiomsEdit

  • 血路 (けつろ)を開 (ひら)く (ketsuro o hiraku)

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

(blood) + (route)

PronunciationEdit

  • (PRC) IPA(key): [ ɕyɛ˥˩lu˥˩ ]
  • (Taiwan) IPA(key): [ ɕiɛ˨˩lu˥˩ ]

NounEdit

血路 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xuèlù or xiělù)

  1. (archaic) an escape route carved out by charging through the enemy's line
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