白虎

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Chinese[edit]

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
tiger
trad. (白虎)
simp. #(白虎)
Literally: “white tiger”.
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Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

白虎

  1. (Chinese mythology) White Tiger (one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations)
  2. (Chinese mythology) White Tiger (god of the West in Chinese mythology)
  3. (Chinese mythology) evil spirit
  4. () Baihu (a village in Wulipu, Shayang, Jingmen, Hubei, China)

Noun[edit]

白虎

  1. Alternative name for 石灰 (shíhuī, “lime”).
  2. Alternative name for 豆腐 (dòufu, “tofu; bean curd”).
  3. (figuratively, slang) woman without pubic hair; shaved pussy

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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, rōmaji byakko, historical hiragana びやくこ)

  1. white tiger (tiger with white fur)

Proper noun[edit]

白虎 (hiragana びゃっこ, rōmaji 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 per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. white tiger (tiger with white fur)

Proper noun[edit]

白虎 (hiragana はっこ, rōmaji 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