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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin xīng / xing1
Taiwan hsing
Japanese hoshi / ほし    sei / se / せい
Chinese star; heavenly body; satellite; small amount
Japanese (1) star; any light-emitting (or reflecting) heavenly body (except for the sun and the moon); (2) (slang) (police slang) offender; perpetrator; (3) star point (in go); hoshi; intersection marked with a dot; (4) circular symbol (said to be shaped like a shining star); (5) bullseye; (6) (See 九星) one's star (out of the nine stars); the star that determines one's fate; (7) small dot; spot; (8) {sumo} point; score; (1) {astron} (See 星宿・3,二十八宿,朱雀・すざく・2) Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (n,n-suf,n-pref) (2) Singapore; (surname) Hotsu; (surname) Hoshizaki; (surname) Hoshisaki; (surname, female given name) Hoshi; (female given name) Hikaru; (female given name) Hikari; (female given name) Tina; (female given name) Tiara; (personal name) Seiji; (surname, female given name) Sei; (personal name) Sumio; (female given name) Sutera; (personal name) Jou; (personal name) Shin; (female given name) Kirari; (female given name) Kirara; (female given name) Kirameki; (female given name) Kira; (female given name) Akari
Tara, a star; the 25th constellation consisting of stars in Hydra; a spark.

see styles
Mandarin zhēn / zhen1
Taiwan chen
Japanese ma / ま    shin / しん
Chinese really; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine
Japanese (prefix) (1) (See 真上・まうえ) just; right; due (east); (2) (See 真っ白・まっしろ・1) pure; genuine; true; (3) (See 真に受ける) truth; (adj-na,n,adj-no) (1) truth; reality; genuineness; (2) seriousness; (3) logical TRUE; (4) (See 楷書) printed style writing; (5) (abbreviation) (See 真打ち) star performer; (surname) Mayanagi; (personal name) Mami; (female given name) Mana; (personal name) Masumi; (personal name) Mashio; (personal name) Masatsugu; (personal name) Masashi; (personal name) Masa; (female given name) Makoto; (female given name) Mako; (surname) Magasaki; (female given name) Mao; (given name) Tadashi; (personal name) Shinji; (surname) Shinzaki; (surname) Shinsaki; (surname, female given name) Shin; (surname) Sanesaki; (surname, female given name) Sana

天狗

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Mandarin gou  / gou3 
Taiwan gou 
Japanese tengu / てんぐ
Japanese (1) tengu; long-nosed goblin; (2) bragging; braggart; (surname) Tengu
ulkā, 憂流迦the 'heavenly dog' i. e. a meteor. Also 'a star in Argo' according to Williams.

成龍


成龙

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Mandarin chéng lóng / cheng2 long2
Taiwan ch`eng lung / cheng lung
Japanese jakkiichiin / jakkichin / じゃっきーちぇん
Chinese Jackie Chan (1954-), kungfu film and cantopop star
Japanese (personal name) Jakki-chen

杜威

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Mandarin dù wēi / du4 wei1
Taiwan tu wei
Chinese Du Wei (1982-), Shanghai soccer star; Dewey (name)

比利

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Mandarin bǐ lì / bi3 li4
Taiwan pi li
Chinese Pelé (1940-), Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, Brazilian football star

獅子


狮子

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Mandarin shī zǐ / shi1 zi3
Taiwan shih tzu
Japanese chishi / ちし    shishizaki / ししざき    shishi / しし
Chinese lion; CL:隻|只[zhi1],頭|头[tou2]; Leo (star sign); Shihtzu township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
Japanese (1) lion; (2) left-hand guardian dog at a Shinto shrine; (place-name) Chishi; (surname) Shishizaki; (place-name, surname) Shishi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

米拉

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Mandarin mǐ lā / mi3 la1
Taiwan mi la
Chinese Mira (red giant star, Omicron Ceti)

金星

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Mandarin jīn xīng / jin1 xing1
Taiwan chin hsing
Japanese kinboshi / きんぼし    kinsei / kinse / きんせい
Chinese gold star; stars (that one sees from blow to the head etc); Venus (planet)
Japanese (1) dazzling victory; (2) {sumo} win of a rank-and-file wrestler over the grand champion; (noun - becomes adjective with の) Venus (planet); (surname) Kinboshi; (given name) Kinsei; (surname) Kanaboshi; (female given name) Akari
Śukra, the planet Venus.

雙子

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Mandarin shuāng zǐ / shuang1 zi3
Taiwan shuang tzu
Chinese Gemini (star sign)

スター

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Japanese sutaa / suta / スター
Japanese (1) star (cinema, sports, etc.); celebrity; idol; (2) (e.g. ★ or ☆) star symbol; asterisk; (3) (celestial) star; (surname) Starr; Star

五星級


五星级

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Mandarin wǔ xīng jí / wu3 xing1 ji2
Taiwan wu hsing chi
Chinese five-star (hotel)

主演

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Mandarin zhǔ yǎn / zhu3 yan3
Taiwan chu yen
Japanese shuen / しゅえん
Chinese to act the leading role (in a movie or a play); to star; lead actor
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) starring; playing the leading part

伴星

see styles
Mandarin bàn xīng / ban4 xing1
Taiwan pan hsing
Japanese bansei / banse / ばんせい
Chinese companion (star)
Japanese companion star

八角

see styles
Mandarin bā jiǎo / ba1 jiao3
Taiwan pa chiao
Japanese hakkaku / はっかく
Chinese anise; star anise; aniseed; octagonal; Fructus Anisi stellati
Japanese (1) octagon; (2) (abbreviation) (See 八角茴香) star anise (Illicium verum); (3) (See 特鰭) sailfin poacher (Podothecus sachi); (surname) Yadzuno; (surname) Yatsuno; (surname) Yatsuzumi; (surname) Yatsukado; (surname) Yatsukaku; (surname) Yazumi; (surname) Yasumi; (surname) Yakado; (surname) Yakaku; (surname) Hozumi; (surname, female given name) Hosumi; (surname) Hatsukaku; (surname) Hakkaku; (surname) Hachidzuno; (surname) Hachisumi; (surname) Hachikado; (surname) Hakata

北辰

see styles
Mandarin běi chén / bei3 chen2
Taiwan pei ch`en / pei chen
Japanese hokushin / ほくしん
Chinese Polaris; North Star
Japanese North-Star; (place-name, surname) Hokushin

巨星

see styles
Mandarin jù xīng / ju4 xing1
Taiwan chü hsing
Japanese kyosei / kyose / きょせい
Chinese giant star; superstar
Japanese (1) {astron} (See 矮星・わいせい) giant star; (2) great man; big-shot; superstar; (female given name) Miki; (female given name) Oosei

明星

see styles
Mandarin míng xīng / ming2 xing1
Taiwan ming hsing
Japanese myoujou / myojo / みょうじょう
Chinese star; celebrity
Japanese (1) (See 金星・きんせい) morning star; Venus; (2) preeminent person (within their own field); star (of the stage, silver screen, etc.); (surname) Meisei; (personal name) Miyoujou; (surname) Myousei; (place-name, surname) Myoujou; (female given name) Miho; (female given name) Sayaka; (surname, female given name) Akeboshi; (surname) Akehoshi; (surname) Akiboshi; (surname) Akihoshi; (female given name) Akiho; (surname) Akisei; (female given name) Akise; (female given name) Akiji; (surname, female given name) Akari; (surname) Akaboshi; (surname) Akahoshi
Venus; 太白 and the 天子 deva-prince who dwells in that planet; but it is also said to be Aruṇa, which indicates the Dawn.

星宿

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Mandarin xīng sù / xing1 su4
Taiwan hsing su
Japanese shōshuku / ほとほりぼし
Chinese constellation (arch., now 星座); one of the 28 constellations of traditional Chinese astronomy and astrology; motion of stars since one's birth (predetermining one's fate in astrology)
Japanese (1) (astron) constellation; (2) (astron) (archaism) mansion (any of the Chinese constellations used to divide the ecliptic into 28 positions); (3) (astron) Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
The twenty-eight Chinese constellations 二十八宿; also the twenty-eight nakṣatras; the 十二宮 twelve rāṣi, or zodiacal mansions; and the 七曜 seven mobile stars: sun, moon, and five graha or planets; all which are used as auguries in 星占法 astrology. A list giving Sanskrit and Chinese names, etc・, is given in 佛學大辭典, pp. 1579-1 580.

星斗

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Mandarin xīng dǒu / xing1 dou3
Taiwan hsing tou
Japanese seito / seto / せいと
Chinese stars
Japanese star; (personal name) Hoshito; (given name) Seito

星星

see styles
Mandarin xīng xing / xing1 xing5
Taiwan hsing hsing
Japanese rara / らら    seira / sera / せいら
Chinese star in the sky
Japanese stars; the stars and planets; celestial bodies; (female given name) Rara; (female given name) Seira

星月

see styles
Mandarin xīng yuè / xing1 yue4
Taiwan hsing yüeh
Japanese hoshizuki / ほしづき
Chinese the moon and the stars
Japanese star (white patch on the forehead of a horse); (surname) Hoshidzuki; (surname, female given name) Hoshizuki

星群

see styles
Mandarin xīng qún / xing1 qun2
Taiwan hsing ch`ün / hsing chün
Japanese seigun / segun / せいぐん
Chinese star cluster; constellation
Japanese (See アステリズム) asterism (pattern of stars which do not form a constellation)

星表

see styles
Mandarin xīng biǎo / xing1 biao3
Taiwan hsing piao
Japanese seihyou / sehyo / せいひょう
Chinese star catalog
Japanese star catalog; star catalogue

流星

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Mandarin liú xīng / liu2 xing1
Taiwan liu hsing
Japanese ryuusei / ryuse / りゅうせい
Chinese meteor; shooting star
Japanese meteor; falling star; (female given name) Ruho; (female given name) Ruse; (personal name) Riyuusei; (female given name) Ryuusei; (female given name) Hikaru; (surname) Nagareboshi; (female given name) Kirari; (female given name) Kirara
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

海星

see styles
Mandarin hǎi xīng / hai3 xing1
Taiwan hai hsing
Japanese mihoshi / みほし    mise / みせ    hitode / ひとで    kaisei / kaise / かいせい
Chinese starfish; sea star
Japanese (1) (kana only) starfish; sea star; asteroid; any echinoderm of the class Asteroidea; (2) (kana only) northern Pacific seastar (Asterias amurensis); (female given name) Mihoshi; (female given name) Mise; (female given name) Hitode; (personal name) Kaisei

矮星

see styles
Mandarin ǎi xīng / ai3 xing1
Taiwan ai hsing
Japanese waisei / waise / わいせい
Chinese dwarf star
Japanese dwarf star

織女

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Mandarin zhī nǚ / zhi1 nu:3
Taiwan chih nü
Japanese shokujo / しょくじょ    orime / おりめ    orion / おりおん
Chinese Vega (star); Weaving girl of folk tales
Japanese Star Festival (held in July or August); Tanabata; Festival of the Weaver; (1) female weaver; (2) (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae; female weaver; (personal name) Shokujo; (female given name) Orime; (female given name) Orion

隕星

see styles
Mandarin yǔn xīng / yun3 xing1
Taiwan yün hsing
Japanese insei / inse / いんせい
Chinese meteorite; falling star
Japanese {astron} (See 隕石・いんせき) meteor; falling star

北極星


北极星

see styles
Mandarin běi jí xīng / bei3 ji2 xing1
Taiwan pei chi hsing
Japanese hokkyokusei / hokkyokuse / ほっきょくせい
Chinese North Star; Polaris
Japanese {astron} (See ポラリス・1) Polaris (star in the constellation Ursa Minor); Alpha Ursae Minoris; the North Star; (personal name) Hokkyokusei

大茴香

see styles
Mandarin dà huí xiāng / da4 hui2 xiang1
Taiwan ta hui hsiang
Japanese daiuikyou;daiuikyou / daiuikyo;daiuikyo / だいういきょう;ダイウイキョウ
Chinese Chinese anise; star anise
Japanese (kana only) star anise (Illicium verum)

天狼星

see styles
Mandarin tiān láng xīng / tian1 lang2 xing1
Taiwan t`ien lang hsing / tien lang hsing
Japanese tenrousei / tenrose / てんろうせい
Chinese Sirius, a double star in constellation Canis Major 大犬座
Japanese {astron} (See シリウス) Sirius (star in the constellation Canis Major); Alpha Canis Majoris; the Dog Star

牽牛星

see styles
Mandarin qiān niú xīng / qian1 niu2 xing1
Taiwan ch`ien niu hsing / chien niu hsing
Japanese kengyuusei / kengyuse / けんぎゅうせい
Chinese Altair (star); Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女
Japanese {astron} (See アルタイル) Altair (star in the constellation Aquila); Alpha Aquilae

織女星

see styles
Mandarin zhī nǚ xīng / zhi1 nu:3 xing1
Taiwan chih nü hsing
Japanese shokujosei / shokujose / しょくじょせい
Chinese Vega, brightest star in constellation Lyra 天琴星座; Weaving girl of folk tale Cowherd and weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女
Japanese {astron} (See ベガ) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

八角茴香

see styles
Mandarin bā jiǎo huí xiāng / ba1 jiao3 hui2 xiang1
Taiwan pa chiao hui hsiang
Japanese hakkakuuikyou;hakkakuuikyou / hakkakuikyo;hakkakuikyo / はっかくういきょう;ハッカクウイキョウ
Chinese Chinese anise; star anise; Fructus Anisi stellati
Japanese (kana only) (See 大茴香) star anise (Illicium verum)

see styles
Japanese nijuumaru / nijumaru / にじゅうまる Japanese double circle; 'good work' (equiv. of silver star awarded to children at school)

see styles
Mandarin/ qi3
Taiwan ch`i / chi
Chinese star

see styles
Mandarin/ ju1
Taiwan chü
Japanese yome / よめ
Chinese (feminine name); (star)
Japanese (1) wife; bride; (2) (one's) daughter-in-law

see styles
Mandarin sháo // biāo / shao2 // biao1
Taiwan shao // piao
Japanese shaku;shaku / しゃく;シャク
Chinese ladle; (star)
Japanese (1) (しゃく only) ladle; dipper; (2) (kana only) wild chervil (Anthriscus sylvestris); cow parsley; keck; Queen Anne's lace

see styles
Japanese shikimi;shikibi;shikimi;shikibi / しきみ;しきび;シキミ;シキビ Japanese (kana only) Japanese star anise (Illicium anisatum)

see styles
Mandarin kuí / kui2
Taiwan k`uei / kuei
Chinese see 櫆師|櫆师[kui2 shi1] Polaris, the north star

see styles
Mandarin xuán / xuan2
Taiwan hsüan
Chinese beautiful jade; star


see styles
Mandarin cháng / chang2
Taiwan ch`ang / chang
Japanese hegosaki / へごさき
Chinese plant mentioned in Book of Songs, uncertainly identified as carambola or star fruit (Averrhoa carambola); surname Chang
Japanese (surname) Hegosaki

ベガ

see styles
Japanese bega / ベガ Japanese (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae; (personal name) Vega

七夕

see styles
Mandarin qī xī / qi1 xi1
Taiwan ch`i hsi / chi hsi
Japanese nayuu / nayu / なゆう    nanayu / ななゆ    nanaya / ななや    nana / なな    tanabata / たなばた
Chinese double seven festival, evening of seventh of lunar seventh month; girls' festival; Chinese Valentine's day, when Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女 are allowed their annual meeting
Japanese Star Festival (held in July or August); Tanabata; Festival of the Weaver; (female given name) Nayuu; (female given name) Nayu; (female given name) Nanayu; (female given name) Nanaya; (female given name) Nana; (surname, female given name) Tanabata

不動


不动

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Mandarin bù dòng / bu4 dong4
Taiwan pu tung
Japanese fudou / fudo / ふどう
Chinese motionless
Japanese (adj-na,n,adj-no) immobility; firmness; fixed; steadfastness; motionless; idle; (place-name, surname) Fudou
acala; niścala; dhruva. The unmoved, immobile, or motionless; also 無動 the term is used for the unvarying or unchanging, for the pole-star, for fearlessness, for indifference to passion or temptation. It is a special term of Shingon 異言 applied to its most important Bodhisattva, the 不動明王 q. v.

亮星

see styles
Mandarin liàng xīng / liang4 xing1
Taiwan liang hsing
Chinese bright star

何座

see styles
Japanese nanza / なんざ Japanese (expression) what star sign? (astrology); what constellation?

光物

see styles
Japanese hikarimono / ひかりもの Japanese (1) luminous body like a shooting star; (2) any bright metal; (3) sliced fish with the silver skin left on (iwashi, aji, sayori, sanma, kohada, etc.)

列星

see styles
Mandarin liè xīng / lie4 xing1
Taiwan lieh hsing
Chinese star alignment (in astrology)

助演

see styles
Japanese joen / じょえん Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) co-star

博格

see styles
Mandarin bó gé / bo2 ge2
Taiwan po ko
Chinese Borg (name); Bjorn Borg (1956-), Swedish tennis star

双星

see styles
Japanese sousei / sose / そうせい Japanese (1) {biol} amphiaster; diaster; (2) {astron} (See 二重星・にじゅうせい) double star; visual double

取り

see styles
Japanese dori / どり    tori / とり Japanese (suffix noun) (1) samurai receiving this much rice as a fee; (2) offering of rice cake containing this much rice; (3) (obsolete) person receiving this amount of money as a salary; (n,n-suf) (1) taking; taker; collecting; collector; remover; removal; (2) last performer of the day (usu. the star performer); last performance of the day; (3) active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration); (prefix) (4) emphatic or formal prefix

吉打

see styles
Mandarin jí dǎ / ji2 da3
Taiwan chi ta
Chinese Kedah, state of northwest Malaysia, capital Alor Star 亞羅士打|亚罗士打[Ya4 luo2 shi4 da3]

名優


名优

see styles
Mandarin míng yōu / ming2 you1
Taiwan ming yu
Japanese meiyuu / meyu / めいゆう
Chinese excellent quality; outstanding (product); abbr. for 名牌優質|名牌优质; (old) famous actor or actress
Japanese great or famous actor; star

吳用


吴用

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Mandarin wú yòng / wu2 yong4
Taiwan wu yung
Chinese Wu Yong, character of 水滸傳|水浒传[Shui3 hu3 Zhuan4], nicknamed Resourceful Star 智多星[Zhi4 duo1 xing1]

命苦

see styles
Mandarin mìng kǔ / ming4 ku3
Taiwan ming k`u / ming ku
Chinese to be born under an ill star

唐樒

see styles
Japanese toushikimi / toshikimi / とうしきみ Japanese (See 大茴香) star anise (Illicium verum)

大料

see styles
Mandarin dà liào / da4 liao4
Taiwan ta liao
Chinese Chinese anise; star anise

大腕

see styles
Mandarin dà wàn / da4 wan4
Taiwan ta wan
Chinese star; big shot; celebrity; leading actor; authority (slang)

天狼

see styles
Japanese tenrou / tenro / てんろう Japanese (obscure) {astron} (See 天狼星,シリウス) Sirius (star in the constellation Canis Major); Alpha Canis Majoris; the Dog Star

女星

see styles
Mandarin nǚ xīng / nu:3 xing1
Taiwan nü hsing
Chinese female star; famous actress

婚星

see styles
Japanese yobaiboshi / よばいぼし Japanese meteor; shooting star

孫悅


孙悦

see styles
Mandarin sūn yuè / sun1 yue4
Taiwan sun yüeh
Chinese Sun Yue (1973-), PRC female pop star; Sun Yue (1985-), PRC basketball star, plays for Los Angeles Lakers from 2007

室女

see styles
Mandarin shì nǚ / shi4 nu:3
Taiwan shih nü
Chinese unmarried lady; virgin; Virgo (star sign)

宿星

see styles
Japanese shukusei / shukuse / しゅくせい Japanese star of fate; a zodiac

寵児

see styles
Japanese chouji / choji / ちょうじ Japanese (1) favorite child; favourite child; (2) darling; favorite; star; hero; (given name) Chouji

寶瓶


宝瓶

see styles
Mandarin bǎo píng / bao3 ping2
Taiwan pao p`ing / pao ping
Chinese Aquarius (star sign)
Japanese See: 宝瓶

巨擘

see styles
Mandarin jù bò / ju4 bo4
Taiwan chü po
Japanese kyohaku / きょはく
Chinese thumb; authority (knowledgeable person)
Japanese authority; big-shot; star

巨蟹

see styles
Mandarin jù xiè / ju4 xie4
Taiwan chü hsieh
Chinese Cancer (star sign)

年星

see styles
Mandarin nián xīng / nian2 xing1
Taiwan nien hsing
Japanese nenshō
The year-star of an individual; astrological year

彦星

see styles
Japanese hikoboshi / ひこぼし Japanese {astron} (See アルタイル) Altair (star in the constellation Aquila); Alpha Aquilae; (personal name) Hikoboshi

影星

see styles
Mandarin yǐng xīng / ying3 xing1
Taiwan ying hsing
Chinese film star

微星

see styles
Mandarin wēi xīng / wei1 xing1
Taiwan wei hsing
Chinese Micro-Star International (MSI), Taiwanese computer hardware company

心打

see styles
Japanese shinuchi / しんうち Japanese star performer; headliner

恆星


恒星

see styles
Mandarin héng xīng / heng2 xing1
Taiwan heng hsing
Chinese (fixed) star
Japanese See: 恒星

恒星

see styles
Japanese kousei / kose / こうせい Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (fixed) star (i.e. not a planet, meteorite, etc.); (personal name) Hisatoshi; (personal name) Tsunetoshi

摩羯

see styles
Mandarin mó jié / mo2 jie2
Taiwan mo chieh
Chinese Capricorn (star sign); northern people in classical times, a branch of the Huns or Xiongnu 匈奴

斯諾


斯诺

see styles
Mandarin sī nuò / si1 nuo4
Taiwan ssu no
Chinese Snow (name); Edgar Snow (1905-1972), American journalist, reported from China 1928-1941, author of Red Star Over China

新星

see styles
Mandarin xīn xīng / xin1 xing1
Taiwan hsin hsing
Japanese shinsei / shinse / しんせい
Chinese nova (astronomy)
Japanese (1) {astron} (See ノバ) nova; (2) new face; new star; (surname) Shinhoshi; (g,p) Shinsei

星供

see styles
Mandarin xīng gōng / xing1 gong1
Taiwan hsing kung
Japanese hoshiku
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

星印

see styles
Japanese hoshijirushi / ほしじるし Japanese star; asterisk

星名

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Mandarin xīng míng / xing1 ming2
Taiwan hsing ming
Japanese hoshino / ほしの    hoshina / ほしな    seina / sena / せな
Chinese star name
Japanese (surname) Hoshino; (surname, female given name) Hoshina; (female given name) Sena; (female given name) Seina

星団

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Japanese seidan / sedan / せいだん Japanese star cluster

星図

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Japanese seizu / sezu / せいず Japanese star map

星圖


星图

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Mandarin xīng tú / xing1 tu2
Taiwan hsing t`u / hsing tu
Chinese star atlas

星團


星团

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Mandarin xīng tuán / xing1 tuan2
Taiwan hsing t`uan / hsing tuan
Chinese star cluster

星型

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Japanese hoshigata / ほしがた Japanese star shape; pentagram

星座

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Mandarin xīng zuò / xing1 zuo4
Taiwan hsing tso
Japanese seiza / seza / せいざ
Chinese constellation; astrological sign; CL:張|张[zhang1]
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) constellation; star sign; zodiac sign; (surname, female given name) Seiza

星形

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Japanese hoshigata / ほしがた Japanese star shape; pentagram

星様

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Japanese hoshisama / ほしさま Japanese (familiar language) star

星界

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Japanese seikai / sekai / せいかい Japanese star world (SF term)

星祭

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Mandarin xīng jì / xing1 ji4
Taiwan hsing chi
Japanese hoshi matsuri / ほしまつり
Japanese Star Festival (held in July or August); Tanabata
星供 To sacrifice, or pay homage to a star, especially one's natal star; sacrifice to one's natal star

星等

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Mandarin xīng děng / xing1 deng3
Taiwan hsing teng
Japanese seira / sera / せいら
Chinese magnitude of a star
Japanese (female given name) Seira

星系

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Mandarin xīng xì / xing1 xi4
Taiwan hsing hsi
Japanese seikei / seke / せいけい
Chinese see 恆星系|恒星系[heng2 xing1 xi4]
Japanese star system

星級


星级

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Mandarin xīng jí / xing1 ji2
Taiwan hsing chi
Chinese star rating; top-class; highly rated

暁星

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Japanese gyousei / gyose / ぎょうせい Japanese morning star; Venus; rarity; (personal name) Giyousei; (female given name) Orion; (surname) Akeboshi; (female given name) Akiho; (female given name) Akise; (surname) Akahoshi

棚幡

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Japanese tanabata / たなばた Japanese (out-dated kanji) Star Festival (held in July or August); Tanabata; Festival of the Weaver

棚機

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Japanese tanabata / たなばた Japanese Star Festival (held in July or August); Tanabata; Festival of the Weaver

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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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