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Sparrow

China què
Japan chie / suzume
Sparrow

雀 is the shortest way to say small bird, or sparrow in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

In Chinese, this can also be a colloquial way to speak of a freckle.

In Japanese, it's a nickname for a talkative person - not a bad thing, as it can also be a knowledgeable person

Peacock

China kǒng què
Japan kujaku
Peacock

孔雀 is the Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja word for peacock.

This can refer to peafowl as a whole, including the male peacock, female peahen, and young peachick.

In Japanese, this can be the given name pronounced Kujaku.

Sparrow

China má què
Japan maa jan
Sparrow

麻雀 is the common and specific name for a hemp sparrow bird in Chinese.

This was also the original name for the game known commonly as Mahjong. You will still see boxes of Mahjong tiles with the title 麻雀 for sparrow instead of the modern 麻將 in Southern China. This title is also used for Mahjong in Japan.

Suzaku

China zhū què
Japan suzaku
Suzaku

朱雀 is a Japanese surname that romanizes as Suzaku.

The meaning in Chinese and Japanese is "Vermilion Bird" or "Red Bird." 朱雀 is also the name of a Chinese start constellation (the seven mansions, or the god, who rules the southern sky).


This is not the only Japanese name that romanizes as Suzaku. Make sure you have the right one before you order.


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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin qiǎo / qiao3
Taiwan ch`iao / chiao
Japanese suzume(p);suzume / すずめ(P);スズメ
Suzaku
Chinese small bird; sparrow; also pr. [qiao3]; a freckle; lentigo
Japanese (1) tree sparrow (Passer montanus); (2) talkative person; knowledgeable person; (surname) Chie; (surname, female given name) Suzume; (surname) Jaku; (surname) Sasagi; (surname) Sasaki
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

孔雀

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Mandarin kǒng què / kong3 que4
Taiwan k`ung ch`üeh / kung chüeh
Japanese kujaku;kuzaku;kujaku / くじゃく;くざく;クジャク
Suzaku
Chinese peacock
Japanese (kana only) peafowl (incl. the male peacock, female peahen, and young peachick); (given name) Kujaku
mayūra, 摩裕羅 a peacock; the latter form is also given by Eitel for Mauriya as 'an ancient city on the north-east frontier of Matipura, the residence of the ancient Maurya (Morya) princes. The present Amrouah near Hurdwar'; the peacock

朱雀

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Mandarin zhū qiǎo / zhu1 qiao3
Taiwan chu ch`iao / chu chiao
Japanese suzaku;sujaku;shujaku / すざく;すじゃく;しゅじゃく
Suzaku
Chinese Vermilion Bird (the seven mansions of the south sky)
Japanese (1) (See 四神) Vermilion Bird (god said to rule over the southern heavens); (2) {astron} (See 二十八宿) seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the southern heavens; (surname) Sujiyaku; (given name) Sujaku; (p,s,f) Suzaku; (surname) Suzaki
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

麻雀

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Mandarin má què / ma2 que4
Taiwan ma ch`üeh / ma chüeh
Japanese maajan(p);maajan;maajan / majan(p);majan;majan / マージャン(P);まーじゃん;まあじゃん
Suzaku
Chinese sparrow; (dialect) mahjong
Japanese mahjong (chi:); mah-jongg

冕雀

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Mandarin miǎn què / mian3 que4
Taiwan mien ch`üeh / mien chüeh
Chinese (bird species of China) sultan tit (Melanochlora sultanea)

家雀

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Japanese iesuzume;iesuzume / いえすずめ;イエスズメ Japanese (kana only) house sparrow (Passer domesticus)

寒雀

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Japanese kansuzume / かんすずめ Japanese sparrow in winter

小雀

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Japanese kogara;kogara / こがら;コガラ Japanese (kana only) willow tit (Parus montanus); (place-name, surname) Kosuzume

山雀

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Mandarin shān què / shan1 que4
Taiwan shan ch`üeh / shan chüeh
Japanese yamagara;yamagara / やまがら;ヤマガラ
Chinese tit
Japanese (kana only) varied tit (species of titmouse, Poecile varius)

川雀

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Japanese kawasuzume;kawasuzume / かわすずめ;カワスズメ Japanese (kana only) Mozambique tilapia (tilapiine cichlid fish native to southern Africa, Oreochromis mossambicus)

日雀

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Japanese higara;higara / ひがら;ヒガラ Japanese (kana only) coal tit (Parus ater)

松雀

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Mandarin sōng què / song1 que4
Taiwan sung ch`üeh / sung chüeh
Chinese (bird species of China) pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator)

海雀

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Japanese umisuzume;umisuzume / うみすずめ;ウミスズメ Japanese (1) (kana only) murrelet (esp. the ancient murrelet, Synthliboramphus antiquus); (2) roundbelly cowfish (Lactoria diaphana)

燕雀

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Mandarin yàn què / yan4 que4
Taiwan yen ch`üeh / yen chüeh
Japanese enjaku / えんじゃく
Chinese (bird species of China) brambling (Fringilla montifringilla); (fig.) small fry
Japanese small birds

石雀

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Mandarin shí què / shi2 que4
Taiwan shih ch`üeh / shih chüeh
Japanese sekijaku / せきじゃく
Chinese (bird species of China) rock sparrow (Petronia petronia)
Japanese (given name) Sekijaku

稲雀

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Japanese inasuzume / いなすずめ Japanese (obscure) sparrows flocking on ripening rice fields

紅雀

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Japanese benisuzume;benisuzume / べにすずめ;ベニスズメ Japanese (kana only) red avadavat (Amandava amandava); strawberry finch; red munia; (personal name) Koujaku

綠雀

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Mandarin lǜ què / lu:4 que4
Taiwan lü ch`üeh / lü chüeh
Chinese oriental greenfinch (Carduelis sinica)

群雀

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Japanese murasuzume / むらすずめ Japanese flock of sparrows

葦雀

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Japanese yoshikiri / よしきり Japanese (kana only) reed warbler (esp. the great reed warbler, but also the black-browed reed warbler)

蒿雀

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Japanese aoji(gikun);aoji / あおじ(gikun);アオジ Japanese (kana only) black-faced bunting (Emberiza spodocephala)

藏雀

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Mandarin zàng què / zang4 que4
Taiwan tsang ch`üeh / tsang chüeh
Chinese (bird species of China) Tibetan rosefinch (Carpodacus roborowskii)

蜂雀

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Japanese hachisuzume / はちすずめ Japanese (kana only) (See 蜂鳥) hummingbird (Trochilidae family)

血雀

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Mandarin xuě què / xue3 que4
Taiwan hsüeh ch`üeh / hsüeh chüeh
Chinese (bird species of China) scarlet finch (Carpodacus sipahi)

雀卓

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Japanese jantaku / ジャンたく Japanese {mahj} mahjong board

雀噪

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Mandarin què zào / que4 zao4
Taiwan ch`üeh tsao / chüeh tsao
Chinese to be a noise in the world; to acquire notoriety

雀士

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Japanese janshi / ジャンし Japanese {mahj} mahjong player; mahjong enthusiast

雀子

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Mandarin qiāo zi / qiao1 zi5
Taiwan ch`iao tzu / chiao tzu
Japanese jakushi / じゃくし
Chinese a freckle; lentigo
Japanese (given name) Jakushi

雀巢

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Mandarin què cháo / que4 chao2
Taiwan ch`üeh ch`ao / chüeh chao
Chinese Nestlé

雀斑

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Mandarin què bān / que4 ban1
Taiwan ch`üeh pan / chüeh pan
Japanese sobakasu / そばかす
Chinese freckles
Japanese (kana only) freckles

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

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Sparrowchie / suzumequè / que4 / quech`üeh / chüeh
Peacock孔雀kujakukǒng què / kong3 que4 / kong que / kongquek`ung ch`üeh / kungchüeh / kung chüeh
Sparrow麻雀maa jan / maajan / ma jan / majanmá què / ma2 que4 / ma que / maquema ch`üeh / machüeh / ma chüeh
Suzaku朱雀suzakuzhū què / zhu1 que4 / zhu que / zhuquechu ch`üeh / chuchüeh / chu chüeh



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