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U+7ADC, 竜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7ADC

[U+7ADB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7ADD]
U+2EEF, ⻯
CJK RADICAL J-SIMPLIFIED DRAGON

[U+2EEE]
CJK Radicals Supplement
[U+2EF0]

Translingual edit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 117, +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田山 (YTWU), four-corner 00716, composition )

Derived characters edit

Related characters edit

References edit

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

Chinese edit

Glyph origin edit

Recorded as an ancient form of in the Kangxi dictionary in 1716 AD. Earlier dictionaries such as Longkan Shoujian 龍龕手鑑 in 997 AD and Jiyun 集韻 in 1037 AD recorded the glyph as 𥪖.

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“Chinese dragon; Western dragon; etc.”).
(This character is recorded in one or more historical dictionaries as an ancient form of ).

References edit

Japanese edit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

 
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Glyph origin edit

From an ancient form of recorded in the Kangxi dictionary that became an official shinjitai character in 1946 listed in tōyō kanji.

Kanji edit

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
りゅう
Grade: S
goon
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC ljowng).

The 呉音 (goon, literally Wu sound) reading, so likely the initial borrowing from Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(りゅう) (ryū

  1. (mythology) a Chinese dragon
  2. (mythology) Synonym of ドラゴン (doragon): a Western dragon
    • 1999 July 22, “(とりで)(まも)(よく)(りゅう)”, in Vol.4, Konami:
      (やま)(とりで)(まも)(りゅう)(てん)(くう)から(きゅう)(こう)()して(てき)(こう)(げき)
      Yama no toride o mamoru ryū. Tenkū kara kyūkōka shite teki o kōgeki.
      A dragon who guards a mountainous fortress. It strikes its enemies as it dives down from the sky.
    • 2004 May 1, Izawa, Hiroshi with Yamada, Kotaro, “(だい)26(にじゅうろく)() (けん)(じゃ)()(もん)”, in ファイアーエムブレム 覇者の剣 [Fire Emblem: Sword of Champions], volume 7 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 70:
      (りゅう)(ひと)(いっ)(しょ)()きればいい そのくらいの(ひろ)さは ()(かい)にはあるだろ?オレはそんな()(かい)()たいんだ
      Ryū mo hito mo issho ni ikireba ii Sono kurai no hirosa wa sekai ni wa aru daro? Ore wa sonna sekai o mitai n da
      Dragons and humans ought to be able to coexist. Isn’t the world large enough for both? I’d love to see such a world.
    • 2007 October 20, Izawa, Hiroshi with Yamada, Kotaro, “(さい)(しゅう)() それぞれの(みち)”, in ファイアーエムブレム 覇者の剣 [Fire Emblem: Sword of Champions], Jump Remix edition, volume 5 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 353:
      (かみ)()ばれし(りゅう)ファKami to Yobareshi Ryū FaFa, the Dragon Known as God
  3. (shogi, colloquial) Short for 竜王 (ryūō): dragon king; a promoted 角行 (kakugyō, bishop) that has the moves of both kakugyō and 王将 (ōshō)/玉将 (gyokushō)
  4. a 家紋 (kamon, family crest) with a Chinese dragon design
Derived terms edit

Affix edit

(りゅう) (ryū

  1. dragon
  2. hero
  3. imperial
  4. dinosaur
Derived terms edit

Proper noun edit

(りゅう) (Ryūりゆう (ryuu)?

  1. (astronomy) Short for りゅう座 (Ryūza): the constellation Draco
  2. a male given name
  3. a surname

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
りょう
Grade: S
kan’on
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC ljowng).

The 漢音 (kan'on, literally Han sound) reading, so likely a later borrowing from Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(りょう) (ryōりよう (ryou)?

  1. (mythology, rare or in Chinese contexts) a Chinese dragon

Affix edit

(りょう) (ryō

  1. dragon
  2. hero
  3. imperial
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Kanji in this term
たつ
Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Old Japanese.

Possibly from the verb 立つ (tatsu, to rise, stand).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(たつ) (tatsu

  1. (mythology) a Japanese dragon
Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN

Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Việt readings: long[1][2][3][4]
: Nôm readings: long[1][2][4], luông[5][4][6], lung[1], nong[1], luôn[2], luống[2]

  1. Alternative form of (long)
  2. Nôm form of luông (Used in various compound words).

Compounds edit

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