八角

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ("eight") + ("horn," "angle," "corner," "point") = "octagon"

Noun[edit]

八角 (hiragana はっかく, romaji hakkaku)

  1. (geometry) octagon
  2. (spice) star anise

Proper noun[edit]

八角 (hiragana はっかく, romaji Hakkaku)

  1. A surname​.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From ("eight") + ("corners")

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bājiǎo
Zhuyin ㄅㄚ ㄐㄧㄠˇ
IPA (key) /pa̠⁵⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Adjective[edit]

八角 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bājiǎo)

  1. octagonal

Noun[edit]

八角 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bājiǎo)

  1. octagon
  2. star anise (Illicium verum)