二十八宿

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Chinese[edit]

twenty-eight; 28
 
(a) night; constellation; lodge for the night; old; former
trad. (二十八宿) 二十八 宿
simp. #(二十八宿) 二十八 宿
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Proper noun[edit]

二十八宿

  1. (astronomy) the Twenty-Eight Mansions (a part of the Chinese constellations system, composed of 28 constellations divided into four regions—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(にじゅうはっしゅく) (Nijūhasshuku

  1. (astronomy) the Twenty-Eight Mansions