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Japanese bandit
simp. and trad.
(倭寇)
 
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NounEdit

倭寇

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
こう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese (, Japanese) + (kòu, bandit, brigand).

NounEdit

倭寇 (hiragana わこう, rōmaji wakō)

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.