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ChineseEdit

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
tiger
simp. and trad.
(白虎)

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

白虎

  1. White Tiger (Chinese astronomy)
  2. White Tiger Yan (a bandit leader active in the Wu region during the late Han Dynasty)

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
びゃく > びゃっ
Grade: 1

Grade: S
on'yomi

From Chinese 白虎

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

白虎 ‎(hiragana びゃっこ, romaji byakko, historical hiragana びやくこ)

  1. white tiger (tiger with white fur)

Proper nounEdit

白虎 ‎(hiragana びゃっこ, romaji Byakko, historical hiragana びやくこ)

  1. White Tiger, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
はく > はっ
Grade: 1

Grade: S
on'yomi
  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

NounEdit

白虎 ‎(hiragana はっこ, romaji hakko, historical hiragana はくこ)

  1. white tiger (tiger with white fur)

Proper nounEdit

白虎 ‎(hiragana はっこ, romaji Hakko, historical hiragana はくこ)

  1. White Tiger, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9