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See also: 萬華鏡

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Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
まん
Grade: 2

Grade: S
きょう
Grade: 4
kan’yōon goon

From (man, ten thousand, myriad) +‎ (ge, flower) +‎ (kyō, mirror).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

万華鏡 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 萬華鏡, hiragana まんげきょう, rōmaji mangekyō, historical hiragana まんげきやう)

  1. a kaleidoscope (tube of mirrors rotated to produce symmetrical designs)
    Synonyms: カレイドスコープ (kareidosukōpu), 錦眼鏡 (nishiki megane), 百眼鏡 (hyaku-megane), 百色眼鏡 (hyakuiro megane)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ばん
Grade: 2

Grade: S
きょう
Grade: 4
kan’on goon
Alternative spelling 万花鏡

From (ban, ten thousand, myriad) +‎ (ka, flower) +‎ (kyō, mirror).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

万華鏡 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 萬華鏡, hiragana ばんかきょう, rōmaji bankakyō, historical hiragana ばんくわきやう)

  1. a kaleidoscope (tube of mirrors rotated to produce symmetrical designs)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN