青金石

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Chinese[edit]

green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.) metal; money; gold rock; stone; 10 pecks
simp. and trad.
(青金石)

Etymology[edit]

(blue) + (gold) + (stone)

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Noun[edit]

青金石

  1. lapis lazuli

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Japanese[edit]

青金石: lazurite
Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
きん
Grade: 1
せき
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 青金石 ‎(*tseng kim dzyek). Compare modern Chinese 青金石 ‎(qīngjīnshí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

青金石 ‎(hiragana せいきんせき, romaji seikinseki)

  1. (mineralogy, geology) lazurite, one of the main mineral components of lapis lazuli

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