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Dragon and Phoenix

lóng fèng
ryuu hou
Dragon and Phoenix Vertical Wall Scroll

龍鳳 is the simplest way to express "Dragon and Phoenix" in Chinese and Japanese.

This title can be used to represent, "The emperor and empress," or a metaphor for an outstanding personage.

It should be noted that this is most often used as a given name "Ryuuhou" in Japanese. It may be read more as the name than by meaning in Japanese.

Dragon and Phoenix Brings Luck

lóng fèng chéng xiáng
Dragon and Phoenix Brings Luck  Vertical Wall Scroll

龍鳳呈祥 is often seen at weddings and other celebrations in China.

It suggests that the dragon and phoenix will bring you auspicious tidings.

The first character is dragon.
The second is phoenix.
The third is presents or brings.
And the last means auspicious, propitious, or luck.

Throughout China, the dragon and phoenix are symbols of good fortune. You will see these auspicious figures as decorative symbols on everything from buildings, furniture, wedding costumes, sculptures in public parks, to caskets and items used in ceremonies.


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Dragon and Phoenix龍鳳
龙凤
ryuu hou / ryuuhou / ryu ho / ryuholóng fèng
long2 feng4
long feng
longfeng
lung feng
lungfeng
Dragon and Phoenix Brings Luck 龍鳳呈祥
龙凤呈祥
lóng fèng chéng xiáng
long2 feng4 cheng2 xiang2
long feng cheng xiang
longfengchengxiang
lung feng ch`eng hsiang
lungfengchenghsiang
lung feng cheng hsiang
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

龍鳳


龙凤

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lóng fèng / long2 feng4
lung feng
 ryuuhou / ryuho / りゅうほう
Dragon and Phoenix Brings Luck  Vertical Wall Scroll
dragon and phoenix
(given name) Ryuuhou

龍鳳呈祥


龙凤呈祥

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lóng fèng chéng xiáng / long2 feng4 cheng2 xiang2
lung feng ch`eng hsiang / lung feng cheng hsiang
Dragon and Phoenix Brings Luck  Vertical Wall Scroll
the dragon and phoenix are symbols of good fortune (idiom); auspicious; decorated with auspicious symbols such as the dragon and the phoenix

龍鳳區


龙凤区

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lóng fèng qū / long2 feng4 qu1
lung feng ch`ü / lung feng chü
Longfeng district of Daqing city 大慶|大庆[Da4 qing4], Heilongjiang

龍鳳胎


龙凤胎

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lóng fèng tāi / long2 feng4 tai1
lung feng t`ai / lung feng tai
twins of mixed sex

人中龍鳳


人中龙凤

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rén zhōng lóng fèng / ren2 zhong1 long2 feng4
jen chung lung feng
a giant among men (idiom)

伏龍鳳雛


伏龙凤雏

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fú lóng fèng chú / fu2 long2 feng4 chu2
fu lung feng ch`u / fu lung feng chu
hidden genius (idiom)

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