九龍

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See also: 九龙

Chinese[edit]

nine; 9 dragon; imperial; Long (a surname)
trad. (九龍)
simp. (九龙)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

九龍

  1. (Chinese mythology) nine dragons that were able to control water resources to prevent flooding
  2. (Chinese mythology) beast ridden by immortals
  3. (literary, figuratively, laudatory) nine men from the same school or family

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

九龍

  1. Kowloon (an area in Hong Kong)
  2. () Jiulong River (river in southern Fujian)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (river): 北溪 (Běixī) (upper reaches, above the confluence with the Xixi); 龍江龙江 (Lóngjiāng) (obsolete or historical)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (九龍):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きゅう
Grade: 1
りゅう
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

九龍 ‎(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 九竜, hiragana きゅうりゅう, romaji Kyūryū)

  1. Kowloon

Synonyms[edit]