狼煙

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ChineseEdit

wolf cigarette; tobacco; smoke
trad. (狼煙)
simp. (狼烟)

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (狼煙, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /laŋ/ /lɑŋ/ /lɑŋ/
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (34)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔen/ /ʔien/ /ʔen/ /ʔen/ /ʔɛn/ /ien/ /ʔɛn/

NounEdit

狼煙

  1. smoke from the wolf dung burnt to signal warfare; fire beacon; smoke signal
  2. (figuratively) war; flames of war

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: S
Irregular

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

狼煙 ‎(hiragana のろし, romaji noroshi)

  1. smoke signal, skyrocket, signal fire