天香国色

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 天香國色 (“exceptionally beautiful”).
(This term, 天香国色, is the simplified form of 天香國色.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 4
こく
Grade: 2
しょく
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
天香國色 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From Literary Chinese. From the poem "賞牡丹" by 李正封, which is "國色朝酣酒﹐天香夜染衣。".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(てん)(こう)(こく)(しょく) (tenkōkokushokuてんかうこくしょく (tenkaukokusyoku)?

  1. peony

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN