白虎

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Noun[edit]

白虎 (hiragana びゃっこ, romaji byakko)

  1. A white tiger.
  2. (four symbols (chinese constellation)): The white tiger; in fengshui the white tiger is synonymous with the Wu Xing element of metal, the season of autumn, and the direction of west.

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Bái Hǔ
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄏㄨˇ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ xu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Proper noun[edit]

白虎 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Bái Hǔ)

  1. White Tiger (Chinese astronomy)
  2. White Tiger Yan (a bandit leader active in the Wu region during the late Han Dynasty)

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