干戈

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

干戈

  1. (archaic) weapons of war

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, romaji kanka, historical hiragana かんくゎ)

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

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