月蝕

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Hyōgaiji
月蝕 (げっしょく)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

月 (moon) + 蝕 (eclipse)

Noun[edit]

月蝕 (hiragana げっしょく, romaji gesshoku)

  1. lunar eclipse

Mandarin[edit]

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simpl. 月蚀
trad.
Lunar eclipse June 2011 Total.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From  ("moon") +  ("to nibble away, to erode; eclipse").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuèshí
Zhuyin ㄩㄝˋ ㄕˊ
IPA (key) /ɥ̯œ⁵¹ ʂʐ̩³⁵/

Noun[edit]

月蝕 (traditional, Pinyin yuèshí, simplified 月蚀)

  1. lunar eclipse

Synonyms[edit]