雄黃

Contents

ChineseEdit

heroic; male
 
yellow; sulfur; erotic; (surname)
trad. (雄黃)
simp. (雄黄)

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese ("manly") + ("yellow"), for the yellow powder formed as pararealgar and distinguished from 雌黃 ("orpiment", lit. "feminine yellow")

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

雄黃

  1. realgar, an arsenic sulfide

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