鏡花水月

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See also: 镜花水月

Chinese[edit]

mirror; lens
 
flower; blossom; to spend; fancy pattern
water; river moon; month
trad. (鏡花水月)
simp. (镜花水月)
Literally: “flower in the mirror, moon on the water”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

鏡花水月

  1. (idiomatic) illusion

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: 4

Grade: 1
すい
Grade: 1
げつ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

鏡花水月 (hiragana きょうかすいげつ, rōmaji kyōkasuigetsu)

  1. (idiomatic) illusion.