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There are 12 total results for your sakura search.

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Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin yīng / ying1
Taiwan ying
Japanese takazakura / たかざくら    sakurazaki / さくらざき    sakura / さくら
Chinese cherry
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) cherry tree; cherry blossom; (2) decoy; fake buyer; shill; (3) hired applauder; (4) (colloquialism) horse meat; (surname) Takazakura; (surname) Sakurazaki; (surname, female given name) Sakura


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Mandarin yīng huā / ying1 hua1
Taiwan ying hua
Japanese sakura / さくら    ouka / oka / おうか
Chinese oriental cherry (Prunus serrulata or Prunus yedoensis), prized for its blossom; also known as sakura (Japanese) or Yoshino cherry
Japanese (female given name) Sakura; (female given name) Ouka

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Mandarin yīng / ying1
Taiwan ying
Japanese chieri / ちえり    sara / さら    sakurasaki / さくらさき    sakura / さくら    saku / さく    ou / o / おう
Chinese Japanese variant of 櫻|樱[ying1]
Japanese (1) cherry tree; cherry blossom; (2) decoy; fake buyer; shill; (3) hired applauder; (4) (colloquialism) horse meat; (female given name) Chieri; (female given name) Sara; (surname) Sakurasaki; (p,s,f) Sakura; (female given name) Saku; (female given name) Ou


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Japanese sakuraebi / さくらえび Japanese sakura shrimp (Sergia lucens)


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Japanese sakura / サクラ Japanese (1) cherry tree; cherry blossom; (2) decoy; fake buyer; shill; (3) hired applauder; (4) (colloquialism) horse meat; (p,s,g) Sakura


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Japanese sootome / そおとめ    soutome / sotome / そうとめ    sakura / さくら    saotome / さおとめ    sautome / さうとめ Japanese young female rice planter; young girl; (surname) Sootome; (place-name, surname) Soutome; (female given name) Sakura; (p,s,f) Saotome; (surname) Sautome


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Japanese sakuraebi / さくらえび Japanese sakura shrimp (Sergia lucens)


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Japanese sakuraebi / さくらエビ Japanese sakura shrimp (Sergia lucens)


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Japanese sakuraebi / さくらえび Japanese sakura shrimp (Sergia lucens)


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Japanese sakuraebi / サクラエビ Japanese sakura shrimp (Sergia lucens)


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Japanese sakura(p);sakura / さくら(P);サクラ Japanese (1) cherry tree; cherry blossom; (2) (also 偽客) decoy; fake buyer; shill; (3) hired applauder; (4) (colloquialism) (See 桜肉) horse meat


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Japanese sakuraebi(桜海老,桜ebi,桜蝦);sakuraebi(桜ebi);sakuraebi / さくらえび(桜海老,桜えび,桜蝦);さくらエビ(桜エビ);サクラエビ Japanese sakura shrimp (Sergia lucens)
This page contains 12 results for "sakura" 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

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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).

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