干戈

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 干戈.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

干戈 (hiragana かんか, historical hiragana かんくゎ, romaji kanka)

  1. Literally, shields and spears: a metaphor for weaponry or military force.
  2. Conflict.

Idioms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gān'gē
Zhuyin ㄍㄢ ㄍㄜ
IPA (key) /ka̠n⁵⁵ kɤ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

干戈 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gān'gē)

  1. (archaic) weapons of war