丹鳳眼

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Chinese[edit]

a phoenix whose head and wings are crimson colored eye
trad. (丹鳳眼) 丹鳳
simp. (丹凤眼) 丹凤

Etymology[edit]

丹鳳 (a phoenix whose head and wings are crimson colored) + (eyes)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

丹鳳眼

  1. (archaic) an eye shape in which the corners of the eyes are turned up
In Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Guan Yu (pictured above) is described as 丹鳳眼