玄武

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Chinese[edit]

black; mysterious martial; military
simp. and trad.
(玄武)
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玄武

  1. (astronomy) the Black Turtle, a Chinese constellation making up one of the Four Symbols of Chinese astronomy
  2. (feng shui) the Black Turtle, a representation of water and direction north
  3. Xuanwu, a Taoist god

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: S

Grade: 5
goon
Kanji in this term
げん
Grade: S

Grade: 5
goon kan’on

From Chinese 玄武

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玄武 (hiragana げんぶ, rōmaji Genbu, alternative reading げんむ, rōmaji Genmu)

  1. Black Tortoise, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations

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玄武 (hiragana げんぶ, rōmaji genbu)

  1. black-armored warrior

References[edit]

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

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Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

玄武 (Hyeonmu) (hangeul 현무)

  1. Hanja form? of 현무 (Black Tortoise, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

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玄武

  1. Hán tự form of Huyền Vũ (Black Tortoise, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations).