See also: and

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Japanese shinjitai Simplified from .

Similar forms (as variant of 龍) date to large seal script.

Han characterEdit

(radical 117 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田山 (YTWU))

  1. dragon
  2. symbolic of emperor

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 870, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25751
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1301, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2708, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7ADC

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Shinjitai

CompoundsEdit

  • 恐竜 (きょうりゅう, kyōryū)
  • 魚竜 (ぎょりゅう)
  • 竜巻 (たつまき)
  • 蛟竜 (こうりゅう)
  • 飛竜 (ひりゅう)
  • 土竜 (もぐら, mogura)
  • 竜宮 (りゅうぐう)
  • 竜座 (りゅうざ)
  • 竜虎 (りょうこ)
  • 竜顔 (りゅうがん)

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana たつ, historical hiragana たつ, romaji tatsu)

  1. dragon

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りゅう, historical hiragana りゆう, romaji ryū)

  1. dragon

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りょう, historical hiragana りよう, romaji ryō)

  1. dragon

Proper nounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りゅう, historical hiragana りゆう, romaji Ryū)

  1. A male given name
Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:50