聖火

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 6

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 聖火 (syengH xwaX, literally holy or sacred fire). Compare modern Mandarin traditional 聖火 and simplified 圣火 (shènghuǒ, sacred fire; Olympic flame).

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聖火 (hiragana せいか, romaji seika, historical hiragana せいくわ)

  1. a sacred fire or flame
  2. the Olympic torch

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3