嬰兒

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See also: 婴儿

Chinese[edit]

infant; baby son; child; diminutive suffix
trad. (嬰兒)
simp. (婴儿)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

嬰兒

  1. baby; infant (Classifier: m)
  2. (Taoism) lead (metal)
    嬰兒奼女陰陽相投日月 [Written Vernacular Chinese, trad.]
    婴儿姹女阴阳相投日月 [Written Vernacular Chinese, simp.]
    From: Wu Cheng'en, Journey to the West, 16th century CE
    Yīng'ér chànǚ pèi yīnyáng, qiān gǒng xiāngtóu fēn rìyuè. [Pinyin]
    The baby and the girl were married; lead and mercury combined to divide the sun and the moon.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えい
Hyōgaiji

Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

嬰兒 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 嬰児, hiragana えいじ, rōmaji eiji, alternative reading みどりご, rōmaji midorigo)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of 嬰児: baby, infant, newborn