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There are 14 total results for your nikko search.

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Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin rì guāng / ri4 guang1
Taiwan jih kuang
Japanese nikkou / nikko / にっこう
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Chinese sunlight
Japanese sunlight; sunshine; sunbeams; (female given name) Himi; (female given name) Hikari; (place-name) Nitsukou; (p,s,f) Nikkou
(日光菩薩); 蘇利也波羅皮遮那 Sūrya-prabhāsana. Sunlight, and 月光 (月光菩薩) Moonlight, name of two Bodhisattva assistants of 藥師 the Master of Healing; Sunlight is the ninth in the Dizang Court of the Garbhadhātu group.


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Mandarin rì háng / ri4 hang2
Taiwan jih hang
Japanese nikkou / nikko / にっこう
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Chinese Japan Airlines (JAL); abbr. for 日本航空[Ri4 ben3 Hang2 kong1]
Japanese (c) Japan Airlines (abbreviation); JAL; (surname) Nikkou


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Japanese gouhan / gohan / ごうはん    kowameshi;kowaii / kowameshi;kowai / こわめし;こわいい Japanese event in which someone is forced to eat a large quantity of rice (e.g. the April 2nd Shugendō ceremony at Nikko's Rinnōji temple); glutinous rice with red beans (eaten on celebratory occasions); mochi rice with red beans


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Japanese megusurinoki / めぐすりのき Japanese (kana only) Nikko maple (Acer maximowiczianum)


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Mandarin dù sù rì guāng / du4 su4 ri4 guang1
Taiwan tu su jih kuang
Japanese doshuku nikkō


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Japanese nikkoukisuge;nikkoukisuge / nikkokisuge;nikkokisuge / にっこうきすげ;ニッコウキスゲ Japanese (kana only) day lily (Hemerocallis dumortierii); orange-yellow day lily; Nikko day lily


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Japanese megusurinoki / めぐすりのき Japanese (kana only) Nikko maple (Acer maximowiczianum)


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Japanese ezozenteika;ezozenteika / ezozenteka;ezozenteka / えぞぜんていか;エゾゼンテイカ Japanese (kana only) (See 日光黄菅) day lily (Hemerocallis dumortieri); orange-yellow day lily; Nikko day lily


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Japanese megusurinoki / メグスリノキ Japanese (kana only) Nikko maple (Acer maximowiczianum)


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Japanese ezozenteika / ezozenteka / エゾゼンテイカ Japanese (kana only) day lily (Hemerocallis dumortieri); orange-yellow day lily; Nikko day lily


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Japanese nikkoukisuge / nikkokisuge / ニッコウキスゲ Japanese (kana only) day lily (Hemerocallis dumortierii); orange-yellow day lily; Nikko day lily


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Japanese megusurinoki;megusurinoki / めぐすりのき;メグスリノキ Japanese (kana only) Nikko maple (Acer maximowiczianum)


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Japanese nikkouominaiuchihakekkoutoiuna / nikkoominaiuchihakekkotoiuna / にっこうをみないうちはけっこうというな Japanese (expression) (proverb) (See 日光を見ずして結構と言うなかれ) see Nikko and die; don't say "wonderful" until you've seen Nikko


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Japanese nikkouomizushitekekkoutoiunakare / nikkoomizushitekekkotoiunakare / にっこうをみずしてけっこうというなかれ Japanese (expression) (proverb) (See ナポリを見てから死ね) see Nikko and die; don't say "wonderful" until you've seen Nikko
This page contains 14 results for "nikko" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).

Combined, these cover 355,969 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, and short phrases.

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