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day; sky; heaven dog
simp. and trad.
(天狗)
 
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天狗 (Written Standard Chinese?)
天狗 (日本) (Written Standard Chinese?)

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NounEdit

天狗

  1. (Chinese mythology) tiangou
  2. (Japanese mythology, Shinto, folklore) tengu

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (天狗):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
く > ぐ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi
 天狗 on Japanese Wikipedia
 Tengu on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 天狗

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NounEdit

天狗 (hiragana てんぐ, rōmaji tengu)

  1. (Japanese mythology, Shinto, folklore) a tengu, a mythical Japanese creature, typically birdlike and having a long nose
    • 1999 September 23, “カラスてん [Crow Tengu]”, in Vol.5 (in Japanese), Konami:
       (さま) (ざま)なことを ()っている (てん) () (じん) (つう) (りき)使 (つか)えるという。
      Samazama na koto o shitteiru tengu. Jintsūriki ga tsukaeru to iu.
      An omniscient tengu. They say it uses divine power.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0