驚鴻

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Chinese[edit]

 
to start; to be frightened; to be scared; alarm
eastern bean goose; great; large
trad. (驚鴻)
simp. (惊鸿) 鸿

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

驚鴻

  1. (archaic) a wild goose that is flying away after having been startled (a metaphor for a graceful and elegant woman)
  2. (archaic) a beautiful and graceful woman
  3. (archaic) an elegant and graceful dancer