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)
Literally: “nine dragons”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

九龍

  1. Kowloon (district in Hong Kong)

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (九龍):

Others:

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

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Japanese[edit]

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

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Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. Kowloon

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