北方玄武

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Chinese[edit]

the northern area the Black Turtle, a Chinese constellation making up one of the Four Symbols of Chinese astronomy
simp. and trad.
(北方玄武)
北方 玄武

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 北方 ("northern") + 玄武 ("Black Turtle", lit. "Dark Warrior")

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

北方玄武

  1. Alternative term for 玄武, the Chinese astronomical and cultural figure represented by a turtle entwined with a snake