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ChineseEdit

dragon; imperial; surname king; Wang (proper name)
trad. (龍王)
simp. (龙王)

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Proper nounEdit

龍王

  1. (Chinese mythology) Dragon King (the god of water and weather)
  2. () Longwang (a town in Xiangzhou, Xiangyang, Hubei, China)

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Sino-Xenic (龍王):

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 1

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NounEdit

龍王 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 竜王, hiragana りゅうおう, rōmaji ryūō, historical hiragana りゆうわう)

  1. (shogi) A Japanese shogi tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.
  2. (shogi) the name of the promoted piece that moves as the move of both rook and king in western chess

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