倭寇

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From (, Japanese) + (kòu, bandit, brigand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

倭寇

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese (, Japanese) + (kòu, bandit, brigand).

Noun[edit]

倭寇 (hiragana わこう, romaji wakō)

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.