七宝

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Japanese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

七宝 (hiragana しっぽう, romaji shippō)

  1. (Buddhism) The seven treasure: gold, silver, pearls, agate, crystal, coral, lapis lazuli.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 七寶

Etymology[edit]

The seven treasures refers to the seven gems and precious metals, referenced in the Buddhist Prajñā sutras and others.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qībǎo
Zhuyin ㄑㄧ ㄅㄠˇ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi⁵⁵ pɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

七宝 (simplified, Pinyin qībǎo, traditional 七寶)

  1. (archaic) the seven treasures (gold, silver, colored glaze, tridacna, agate, amber, coral)