桑海

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: S
かい
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
桑海 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From the Chinese legend of 滄海桑田沧海桑田 (cānghǎisāngtián, literally “the blue sea turned into mulberry fields”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(そう)(かい) (sōkaiさうかい (saukai)?

  1. (figuratively) changes in the world

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Akira Matsumura, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN