See also: 俘虏

ChineseEdit

prisoner of war take captive
trad. (俘虜)
simp. (俘虏)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

俘虜

  1. to capture the enemy; to take captive
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

俘虜

  1. captive; prisoner of war
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 葫蘆 (“(Cantonese) full house”).
(This term, 俘虜, is a variant form of 葫蘆.)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
りょ
Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

俘虜(ふりょ) (furyo

  1. captive, prisoner of war
    • 1938, 海野十三, 怪塔王:
      帝国軍人(ていこくぐんじん)俘虜(ふりょ)になるとは、この(うえ)もない不名誉(ふめいよ)だ。
      Teikoku gunjin ga furyo ni naru to wa, kono ue mo nai fumeiyo da.
      There is no greater dishonor for the imperial soldier than to become a prisoner of war.