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Lamp Lantern in Chinese / Japanese...

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Lamp / Lantern

China dēng
Japan tou
Lamp / Lantern Vertical Wall Scroll

This Chinese character, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja means lamp, light, or lantern.

This can also be the Japanese female given name Hikaru.

In Buddhist context, this is used to express the Sanskrit word, dīpa (same meaning of a lamp or lantern).

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Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin dēng / deng1
Taiwan teng
Japanese hikaru / ひかる
Lamp / Lantern Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese lamp; light; lantern; CL:盞|盏[zhan3]
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) light; lamp; (suf,ctr) (2) counter for electric lights
dīpa, a lamp, lantern; cf. 然燈 12.



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Mandarin tiǎo dēng / tiao3 deng1
Taiwan t`iao teng / tiao teng
Chinese to light a lamp; to raise a lantern



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Mandarin tí dēng / ti2 deng1
Taiwan t`i teng / ti teng
Japanese chouchin / chochin / ちょうちん
Chinese a portable lamp
Japanese paper lantern; Chinese lantern; Japanese lantern



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Mandarin dēng guāng / deng1 guang1
Taiwan teng kuang
Japanese tōkō
Chinese (stage) lighting; light
The light of a lamp; lantern light; lamp light



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Mandarin dēng zhǎn / deng1 zhan3
Taiwan teng chan
Chinese lantern; uncovered oil lamp


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Japanese gyoutou / gyoto / ぎょうとう Japanese fixed paper-enclosed lantern; paper-covered wooden stand housing an (oil) lamp


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Japanese yukutou / yukuto / ゆくとう Japanese (out-dated kanji) fixed paper-enclosed lantern; paper-covered wooden stand housing an (oil) lamp


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Japanese bonbori / ぼんぼり Japanese (kana only) paper-covered lamp or lantern



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Mandarin mǎ dēng / ma3 deng1
Taiwan ma teng
Chinese barn lantern; kerosene lamp


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Japanese kantera / カンテラ Japanese lantern (esp. handheld oil lamp) (dut: kandelaar); hurricane lamp


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Japanese andon;andou / andon;ando / あんどん;あんどう Japanese fixed paper-enclosed lantern; paper-covered wooden stand housing an (oil) lamp

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Lamp / Lantern Vertical Wall Scroll
Lamp / Lantern Vertical Wall Scroll
Lamp / Lantern Vertical Wall Scroll
Lamp / Lantern Vertical Wall Scroll

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Lamp / Lantern Vertical Portrait
Lamp / Lantern Horizontal Wall Scroll
Lamp / Lantern Vertical Portrait

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese

tou / todēng / deng1 / dengteng
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