鳳凰

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Chinese[edit]

male Chinese phoenix female Chinese phoenix
trad. (鳳凰)
simp. (凤凰)
anagram 凰鳳凰凤
Wikipedia has articles on:
鳳凰 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Fenghuang (English)

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Noun[edit]

鳳凰

  1. (Chinese mythology) fenghuang, better known as the "Chinese phoenix"

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Proper noun[edit]

鳳凰

  1. () Fenghuang (a county of Xiangxi, Hunan, China)
  2. (街道) Fenghuang (a subdistrict of Echeng, Ezhou, Hubei, China)
  3. () Fenghuang (a town in Xinzhou, Wuhan, Hubei, China)

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (鳳凰):

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ほう
Jinmeiyō
おう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

/houwau//hoːwɔː//hoːɔː//hoːoː/

Borrowing from Chinese 鳳凰 (fènghuáng, literally male fire-bird + female fire-bird),[1][2][3] date of borrowing unknown.

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Noun[edit]

鳳凰 (hiragana ほうおう, rōmaji hōō, historical hiragana ほうわう)

  1. (Chinese mythology) fenghuang: a fabled Chinese fire-bird
    Synonyms: 大鳥 (ōtori), 鳳鳥 (hōchō)
  2. a style of 家紋 (kamon, family crest) with a stylized fenghuang
    Hyponyms: 鳳凰丸 (hōō-maru), 桐に鳳凰 (kiri ni hōō)
  3. (shogi) phoenix: a piece in 中将棋 (chū-shōgi) and larger shogi variants

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Proper noun[edit]

鳳凰 (hiragana ほうおう, rōmaji Hōō, historical hiragana ほうわう)

  1. a type of incense
  2. a place name
  3. a female given name
  4. a surname

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, 世界大百科事典 第2版 (Sekai Dai-hyakka Jiten Dainiban, “Heibonsha World Encyclopedia Second Edition”) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Heibonsha.
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

鳳凰 (bonghwang) (hangeul 봉황)

  1. Hanja form? of 봉황 (fenghuang).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Verb[edit]

鳳凰

  1. Hán tự form of phượng hoàng, (“phoenix”).