八角

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Chinese[edit]

eight; 8
 
Chinese musical note; angle; horn; angle; horn; horn-shaped
simp. and trad.
(八角)

Etymology[edit]

From ("eight") + ("corners")

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

八角

  1. octagonal

Noun[edit]

八角

  1. octagon
  2. star anise (Illicium verum)

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ("eight") + ("horn," "angle," "corner," "point") = "octagon"

Noun[edit]

八角 ‎(hiragana はっかく, romaji hakkaku)

  1. (geometry) octagon
  2. (spice) star anise

Proper noun[edit]

八角 ‎(hiragana はっかく, romaji Hakkaku)

  1. A surname​.