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ChineseEdit

fabricate; restrict; to prevent cuckoo
trad. (杜鵑)
simp. (杜鹃)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

杜鵑

  1. cuckoo
  2. azalea

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (杜鵑):

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of 杜鵑 – see the following entry at ほととぎす.
ほととぎす,ホトトギス【杜鵑・時鳥・子規・郭公・杜宇・蜀魂・田鵑・不如帰】
[noun]the lesser cuckoo, Cuculus poliocephalus
(This term, 杜鵑, is a kanji spelling of ほととぎす.)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
けん
Hyōgaiji
kan’on

From Middle Chinese 杜鵑 (MC duoX kwen).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

杜鵑 (hiragana とけん, rōmaji token)

  1. the lesser cuckoo, Cuculus poliocephalus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

杜鵑 (dugyeon) (hangeul 두견)

  1. Hanja form? of 두견 (cuckoo, azalea).