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U+7ADC, 竜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7ADC

[U+7ADB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7ADD]
U+2EEF, ⻯
CJK RADICAL J-SIMPLIFIED DRAGON

[U+2EEE]
CJK Radicals Supplement
[U+2EF0]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 212, +0, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田山 (YTWU), four-corner 00716, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 870, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25751
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1301, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2708, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7ADC

Chinese[edit]

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Glyph origin[edit]

Recorded as an ancient form of in the Kangxi dictionary in 1716 AD. Earlier dictionaries such as Longkan Shoujian 龍龕手鑑 in 997 AD and Jiyun 集韻 in 1037 AD recorded the glyph as 𥪖.

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“Chinese dragon; Western dragon; etc.”).
(This character, , is recorded in one or more historical dictionaries as an ancient form of .)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

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Glyph origin[edit]

From an ancient form of recorded in the Kangxi dictionary that became an official shinjitai character in 1946 listed in tōyō kanji.

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
りゅう
Grade: S
goon
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC lɨoŋ).

The 呉音 (goon, literally Wu sound) reading, so likely the initial borrowing from Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(りゅう) (ryū (kyūjitai )

  1. (mythology) a Chinese dragon
  2. (mythology) Synonym of ドラゴン (doragon): a Western dragon
    • 1999 July 22, “(とりで)(まも)(よく)(りゅう) [Winged Dragon, Guardian of the Fortress]”, in Vol.4, Konami:
      (やま)(とりで)(まも)(りゅう)(てん)(くう)から(きゅう)(こう)()して(てき)(こう)(げき)
      Yama no toride o mamoru ryū. Tenkū kara kyūkōka shite teki o kōgeki.
      A dragon who guards a mountainous fortress. It strikes its enemies as it dives down from the sky.
    • 2004 May 1, Izawa, Hiroshi; Yamada, Kotaro, “(だい)26(にじゅうろく)() (けん)(じゃ)()(もん) [Chapter 26: A Test with the Sage]”, in ファイアーエムブレム 覇者の剣 [Fire Emblem: Sword of Champions], volume 7 (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 70:
      (りゅう)(ひと)(いっ)(しょ)()きればいい そのくらいの(ひろ)さは ()(かい)にはあるだろ?オレはそんな()(かい)()たいんだ
      Ryū mo hito mo issho ni ikireba ii Sono kurai no hirosa wa sekai ni wa aru daro? Ore wa sonna sekai o mitain da
      Dragons and humans ought to be able to coexist. Isn’t the world large enough for both? I’d love to see such a world.
    • 2007 October 20, Izawa, Hiroshi; Yamada, Kotaro, “(さい)(しゅう)() それぞれの(みち) [Final Chapter: Epilog]”, in ファイアーエムブレム 覇者の剣 [Fire Emblem: Sword of Champions], volume 5 (fiction), Jump Remix edition, Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 353:
      (かみ)()ばれし(りゅう)ファKami to Yobareshi Ryū FaFa, the Dragon Known as God
  3. (shogi, colloquial) Short for 竜王 (ryūō): dragon king; a promoted 角行 (kakugyō, bishop) that has the moves of both kakugyō and 王将 (ōshō)/玉将 (gyokushō)
  4. a 家紋 (kamon, family crest) with a Chinese dragon design
Derived terms[edit]

Affix[edit]

(りゅう) (ryū (kyūjitai )

  1. dragon
  2. hero
  3. imperial
  4. dinosaur
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(りゅう) (Ryū (kyūjitai , historical kana りゆう)

  1. (astronomy) Short for りゅう座 (Ryūza): the constellation Draco
  2. a male given name
  3. a surname

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
りょう
Grade: S
kan’on
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC lɨoŋ).

The 漢音 (kan'on, literally Han sound) reading, so likely a later borrowing from Middle Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(りょう) (ryō (kyūjitai , historical kana りよう)

  1. (mythology, rare or in Chinese contexts) a Chinese dragon

Affix[edit]

(りょう) (ryō (kyūjitai )

  1. dragon
  2. hero
  3. imperial
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
たつ
Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Old Japanese.

Possibly from the verb 立つ (tatsu, to rise, stand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(たつ) (tatsu (kyūjitai )

  1. (mythology) a Japanese dragon
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

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Hanja[edit]

(eum (ryong), South Korea (yong))

  1. Alternative form of (used in personal names)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Việt readings: long[1][2][3][4]
: Nôm readings: long[1][2][4], luông[5][4][6], lung[1], nong[1], luôn[2], luống[2]

  1. Alternative form of (long)
  2. Nôm form of luông (Used in various compound words).

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]