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See also: 圣火

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ChineseEdit

 
holy; sacred; saint; sage
 
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
trad. (聖火)
simp. (圣火)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

聖火

  1. holy fire
  2. Short for 奧運聖火奥运圣火 (àoyùn shènghuǒ).

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 6

Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

/seːkwa//seːka/

From Middle Chinese compound 聖火 (MC ɕiᴇŋH huɑX, literally “holy or sacred fire”). Compare modern Mandarin sacred fire; Olympic flame.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

聖火 (hiragana せいか, rōmaji seika, historical hiragana せいくわ)

  1. a sacred fire or flame
  2. the Olympic torch

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN