二十八宿

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Chinese[edit]

twentieth eight; 8
 
(a) night; constellation; lodge for the night; old; former
simp. and trad.
(二十八宿)
二十 宿
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

二十八宿

  1. (astronomy) the Twenty-Eight Mansions, a part of the Chinese constellations system, composed of 28 constellation divided in four region (The Four Symbols 四象).

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
宿

Grade: 1
じゅう
Grade: 1
はち > はっ
Grade: 1
しゅく
Grade: 3
on'yomi
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Etymology[edit]

Chinese 二十八宿

Proper noun[edit]

二十八宿 (hiragana にじゅうはっしゅく, romaji Nijūhasshuku)

  1. (astronomy) the Twenty-Eight Mansions