花柳

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Chinese[edit]

 
flower; blossom; to spend; fancy pattern
willow; Liu (a surname)
simp. and trad.
(花柳)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

花柳

  1. (literary) red flowers and green willow leaves
  2. (literary, figuratively) brothel

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
りゅう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

花柳 (hiragana かりゅう, rōmaji karyū)

  1. (obsolete) red-light district

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