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There are 20 total results for your Lyra search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

ベガ

see styles
 bega
    ベガ

More info & calligraphy:

Vega
(astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae; (personal name) Vega

織女星


织女星

see styles
zhī nǚ xīng
    zhi1 nu:3 xing1
chih nü hsing
 shokujosei / shokujose
    しょくじょせい
Vega, brightest star in constellation Lyra 天琴星座
{astron} (See ベガ) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

りら

see styles
 rira
    リラ
lira (currency) (ita:, tur:); (female given name) Lilla; Rilla; Rira; (surname) Lira; Lyra

琴座

see styles
 kotoza
    ことざ
Lyra (constellation); the Lyre; (female given name) Kotoza

織女


织女

see styles
zhī nǚ
    zhi1 nu:3
chih nü
 shokujo
    しょくじょ
Vega (star); Weaving girl of folk tales
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

織姫

see styles
 shiki
    しき
(1) woman textile worker; (2) (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae; (female given name) Shiki

ヴェガ

see styles
 rega
    ヴェガ
(astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae; (personal name) Vega

こと座

see styles
 kotoza
    ことざ
Lyra (constellation); the Lyre

らいら

see styles
 raira
    ライラ
(place-name) Laylah; Lyra

天琴座

see styles
tiān qín zuò
    tian1 qin2 zuo4
t`ien ch`in tso
    tien chin tso
Lyra (constellation)

織り姫

see styles
 orihime
    おりひめ
(1) woman textile worker; (2) (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

天琴星座

see styles
tiān qín xīng zuò
    tian1 qin2 xing1 zuo4
t`ien ch`in hsing tso
    tien chin hsing tso
Lyra, constellation containing Vega 織女星|织女星[Zhi1 nu:3 xing1]

棚機つ女

see styles
 tanabatatsume
    たなばたつめ
(1) female weaver; (2) (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

棚機津女

see styles
 tanabatatsume
    たなばたつめ
(1) female weaver; (2) (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

Variations:
ベガ
ヴェガ

see styles
 bega; rega
    ベガ; ヴェガ
{astron} Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

Variations:
琴座
こと座

see styles
 kotoza
    ことざ
Lyra (constellation); the Lyre

Variations:
織り姫
織姫

see styles
 orihime
    おりひめ
(1) woman textile worker; (2) {astron} (See 織女星,ベガ) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

Variations:
織女
織り女

see styles
 shokujo(織女); orime
    しょくじょ(織女); おりめ
(1) female weaver; (2) (しょくじょ only) {astron} (See 織女星・しょくじょせい) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

Variations:
リラ
リュラー

see styles
 rira; ryuraa / rira; ryura
    リラ; リュラー
(See ライアー) lyra (gre:); lyre

Variations:
棚機つ女
棚機津女
織女

see styles
 tanabatatsume
    たなばたつめ
(1) female weaver; (2) {astron} (See 織女星・しょくじょせい) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 20 results for "Lyra" 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: Japanese Bath House

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).



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