天狗

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Chinese[edit]

day; sky; heaven dog
simp. and trad.
(天狗)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

天狗

  1. (Chinese mythology) tiangou
  2. (Japanese mythology, Shinto, foklore) tengu

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (天狗):

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
く > ぐ
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Chinese 天狗

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

天狗 (hiragana てんぐ, rōmaji tengu)

  1. (Japanese mythology, Shinto, folklore) a tengu, a mythical Japanese creature, typically birdlike and having a long nose

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0