龍王

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Chinese[edit]

dragon; imperial; Long (a surname) king; Wang (proper name)
trad. (龍王)
simp. (龙王)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 1

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Noun[edit]

龍王 ‎(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 竜王, hiragana りゅうおう, romaji ryūō, historical hiragana りゆうわう)

  1. (shogi) A Japanese shogi tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.
  2. (shogi) the name of the promoted piece that moves as the move of both rook and king in western chess

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