ChineseEdit

north
 
ladle; dipper; small
ladle; dipper; small; big; stars
trad. (北斗)
simp. #(北斗)
 
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PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

北斗

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (北斗):
  • Japanese: 北斗(ほくと) (hokuto)
  • Korean: 북두 (北斗, bukdu)
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Đẩu (北斗)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほく
Grade: 2

Grade: S
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

(ほく)() (Hokuto

  1. Big Dipper
  2. a unisex given name
  3. A city in Hokkaido prefecture, Japan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

北斗 (Bukdu) (hangeul 북두)

  1. Hanja form? of 북두 (Big Dipper).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

北斗

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