扶桑

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Chinese[edit]

to support with hand; to help sb. up; to help mulberry tree
simp. and trad.
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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

扶桑

  1. (mythology) legendary mulberry tree in the ocean where the sun is supposed to rise
  2. (mythology) Fusang, legendary land to the East commonly assumed to be Japan

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Noun[edit]

扶桑

  1. Alternative term for 朱槿.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Noun[edit]

扶桑 ‎(hiragana ふそう, romaji fusō, historical hiragana ふさう)

  1. a sacred tree said to exist in Japan
  2. Japan

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