五方旗

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Chinese[edit]

the five positions banner; flag
simp. and trad.
(五方旗)
五方

Etymology[edit]

In ancient times, five different colors (green, red, white, black and yellow) were used on banners to depict the five directions: east, south, west, north and center.

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Noun[edit]

五方旗

  1. (archaic) the banners of the five positions (used for coordinating movement in battle)

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