Chinese

edit
north
 
ladle; dipper; small
ladle; dipper; small; big; stars
trad. (北斗)
simp. #(北斗)
 
Wikipedia has articles on:

Pronunciation

edit

Proper noun

edit

北斗

  1. Big Dipper
  2. () Hokuto, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
  3. () Beidou (an urban township in Changhua County, Taiwan)

Derived terms

edit

Descendants

edit
Sino-Xenic (北斗):

Japanese

edit
Kanji in this term
ほく
Grade: 2

Grade: S
on’yomi
 
Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja

Pronunciation

edit

Proper noun

edit

(ほく)() (Hokuto

  1. Big Dipper
    Synonym: 北斗七星 (Hokuto Shichisei)
  2. a unisex given name
  3. Hokuto (a city in Hokkaido prefecture, Japan).

References

edit
  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 [Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten] (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

edit
Hanja in this term

Proper noun

edit

北斗 (Bukdu) (hangeul 북두)

  1. Hanja form? of 북두 (Big Dipper).

Vietnamese

edit
chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Proper noun

edit

北斗

  1. chữ Hán form of Bắc Đẩu (Big Dipper).