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ChineseEdit

flame; inflammation; ‑itis emperor
simp. and trad.
(炎帝)

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

炎帝

  1. (Chinese mythology) the Yan Emperor, also known as Shennong, a legendary Chinese ruler in pre-dynastic times

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (炎帝):

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: S
てい
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 炎帝 (MC ɦˠiᴇm teiH).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

炎帝 (hiragana えんてい, rōmaji entei)

  1. a fire deity (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. a summer deity (the sun, for example) (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

炎帝 (hiragana えんてい, rōmaji Entei)

  1. (Chinese mythology) the Yan Emperor, also known as 神農 (Shinnō, Shennong), a legendary Chinese ruler in pre-dynastic times

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN