蜻蛉 in Chinese / Japanese...

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Dragonfly

tonbo / kagerou
Dragonfly Scroll

蜻蛉 is how to write dragonfly in Japanese Kanji.


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)
Dragonfly蜻蛉tonbo / kagerou
tonbo / kagero
tonbo / kagero


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

蜻蛉

see styles
qīng líng
    qing1 ling2
ch`ing ling
    ching ling
 kagerou / kagero
    かげろう
Dragonfly Scroll
damselfly; lacewing
(kana only) dragonfly; damselfly; (female given name) Kagerou

川蜻蛉

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 kawatonbo
    かわとんぼ
(kana only) broad-winged damselfly (of family Calopterygidae)

昔蜻蛉

see styles
 mukashitonbo; mukashitonbo
    むかしとんぼ; ムカシトンボ
(kana only) Epiophlebia superstes (species of living-fossil dragonfly endemic to Japan)

水蜻蛉

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 mizutonbo; mizutonbo
    みずとんぼ; ミズトンボ
(kana only) Habenaria sagittifera (species of bog orchid)

河蜻蛉

see styles
 kawatonbo
    かわとんぼ
(kana only) broad-winged damselfly (of family Calopterygidae)

竹蜻蛉

see styles
 taketonbo
    たけとんぼ
small wooden Japanese toy that flies when spun between the palms of one's hands

糸蜻蛉

see styles
 itotonbo
    いととんぼ
(kana only) damselfly (Zygoptera spp.); demoiselle

草蜻蛉

see styles
cǎo qīng líng
    cao3 qing1 ling2
ts`ao ch`ing ling
    tsao ching ling
 kusakagerou / kusakagero
    くさかげろう
green lacewing
(kana only) green lacewing (esp. species Chrysopa intima)

蚊蜻蛉

see styles
 katonbo
    かとんぼ
(1) crane fly; daddy longlegs (insect of family Tipulidae); (2) (derogatory term) a tall, gangly person; string bean; (given name) Katonbo

蛇蜻蛉

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 hebitonbo; hebitonbo
    へびとんぼ; ヘビトンボ
(kana only) dobsonfly (esp. species Protohermes grandis)

蜻蛉子

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 seireishi / sereshi
    せいれいし
(given name) Seireishi

蜻蛉池

see styles
 tonboike
    とんぼいけ
(place-name) Tonboike

蜻蛉玉

see styles
 tonbodama
    とんぼだま
glass bead

蜻蛉目

see styles
qīng líng mù
    qing1 ling2 mu4
ch`ing ling mu
    ching ling mu
Odonata, order consisting of about 6,000 species of dragonflies and damselflies

蜻蛉館

see styles
 seireikan / serekan
    せいれいかん
(surname) Seireikan

角蜻蛉

see styles
 tsunotonbo; tsunotonbo
    つのとんぼ; ツノトンボ
(kana only) owlfly (any insect of family Ascalaphidae); owl fly

赤蜻蛉

see styles
 akatonbo
    あかとんぼ
(1) (kana only) (small) red dragonfly; (2) darter (dragonfly of genus Sympetrum, esp. the autumn darter, Sympetrum frequens)

黄蜻蛉

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 kitonbo; kitonbo
    きとんぼ; キトンボ
(kana only) yellow darter (Sympetrum croceolum) (dragonfly species of East Asia)

伊予蜻蛉

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 iyotonbo; iyotonbo
    いよとんぼ; イヨトンボ
(kana only) whip-carrying habenaria (Habenaria iyoensis)

劍走蜻蛉


剑走蜻蛉

see styles
jiàn zǒu qīng líng
    jian4 zou3 qing1 ling2
chien tsou ch`ing ling
    chien tsou ching ling
the sword moves like a dragon-fly (modern idiom); fig. unexpected winning move; unconventional gambit

塩辛蜻蛉

see styles
 shiokaratonbo; shiokaratonbo
    しおからとんぼ; シオカラトンボ
(kana only) Orthetrum albistylum speciosum (subspecies of white-tailed skimmer)

極楽蜻蛉

see styles
 gokurakutonbo
    ごくらくとんぼ
(yoji) happy-go-lucky fellow; an easygoing and indifferent person; a pococurante

気楽蜻蛉

see styles
 kirakutonbo
    きらくとんぼ
happy-go-lucky fellow; easygoing and indifferent person; pococurante

紅糸蜻蛉

see styles
 beniitotonbo; beniitotonbo / benitotonbo; benitotonbo
    べにいととんぼ; ベニイトトンボ
(kana only) Ceriagrion nipponicum (species of damselfly)

羽黒蜻蛉

see styles
 hagurotonbo
    はぐろとんぼ
(kana only) Calopteryx atrata (species of damselfly)

蜻蛉の滝

see styles
 seireinotaki / serenotaki
    せいれいのたき
(place-name) Seireinotaki

蜻蛉返り

see styles
 tonbogaeri
    とんぼがえり
(noun/participle) (1) somersault; (2) returning from a destination right after arriving there; non-stop round trip; round trip without an overnight stop; (3) abrupt change of direction

鉄漿蜻蛉

see styles
 ohagurotonbo
    おはぐろとんぼ
(kana only) Calopteryx atrata (species of damselfly)

麦藁蜻蛉

see styles
 mugiwaratonbo
    むぎわらとんぼ
dragonfly

内里蜻蛉尻

see styles
 uchizatotonbojiri
    うちざととんぼじり
(place-name) Uchizatotonbojiri

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