干戈

ChineseEdit

 
to concern; to interfere; shield; stem
(surname); spear
simp. and trad.
(干戈)

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NounEdit

干戈

  1. the weapons of war; arms
  2. the chaos of war; battle (figuratively)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Hyōgaiji

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 干戈.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

干戈 ‎(hiragana かんか, romaji kanka, historical hiragana かんくゎ)

  1. Literally, shields and spears: a metaphor for weaponry or military force.
  2. Conflict.

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