白虎

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Chinese[edit]

 
white; snowy; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
tiger
simp. and trad.
(白虎)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

白虎

  1. White Tiger (Chinese astronomy)
  2. White Tiger Yan (a bandit leader active in the Wu region during the late Han Dynasty)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
びゃく > びゃっ
Grade: 1

Grade: S
on'yomi

From Chinese 白虎

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

白虎 ‎(hiragana びゃっこ, romaji byakko, historical hiragana びやくこ)

  1. white tiger (tiger with white fur)

Proper noun[edit]

白虎 ‎(hiragana びゃっこ, romaji Byakko, historical hiragana びやくこ)

  1. White Tiger, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
はく > はっ
Grade: 1

Grade: S
on'yomi
EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.

Noun[edit]

白虎 ‎(hiragana はっこ, romaji hakko, historical hiragana はくこ)

  1. white tiger (tiger with white fur)

Proper noun[edit]

白虎 ‎(hiragana はっこ, romaji Hakko, historical hiragana はくこ)

  1. White Tiger, one of the Four Symbols in the Chinese constellations

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9