蓬莱

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from Chinese 蓬萊


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji
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Proper noun[edit]

蓬莱 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 蓬萊, hiragana ほうらい, romaji Hōrai)

  1. Horai, a mythical Japanese paradise developed from the Chinese legend of Penglai
  2. Taiwan
  3. A surname​.

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Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

蓬莱 (simplified, Pinyin Pénglái, traditional 蓬萊)

  1. a mythical Chinese paradise located in the eastern seas and populated with Taoist immortals
  2. a city in eastern Shandong, China, formerly known as Tengchow and since renamed for the island

Synonyms[edit]

Mythical island
City

Derived terms[edit]