倭寇

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Chinese[edit]

Japanese; dwarf bandit
simp. and trad.
(倭寇)

Etymology[edit]

From ‎(, Japanese) + ‎(kòu, bandit, brigand).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

倭寇

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
こう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese ‎(, Japanese) + ‎(kòu, bandit, brigand).

Noun[edit]

倭寇 ‎(hiragana わこう, romaji wakō)

  1. (historical) wokou, Japanese pirates that raided Japan's neighbouring countries in the Late Middle Ages.