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Orion’s Belt

China liè hù zuò
Orion’s Belt Vertical Wall Scroll

獵戶座 means Orion's Belt, or more literally Orion's Constellation or the "Constellation of the Hunter." This title refers not just to the three stars that make up the belt but to the whole constellation known as Orion (or the Hunter).

Orion’s Belt

Japan orionza
Orion’s Belt Vertical Wall Scroll

オリオン座 is the Japanese title for Orion's Belt (constellation).


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Katakana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

獵戶座


猎户座

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Mandarin liè hù zuò / lie4 hu4 zuo4
Taiwan lieh hu tso
Chinese Orion (constellation)

オリオン座

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Japanese orionza / オリオンざ
Orion’s Belt Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese {astron} Orion (constellation); the Hunter


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Mandarin shēn // cān // sān / shen1 // can1 // san1
Taiwan shen // ts`an // san / shen // tsan // san
Japanese shin
Chinese ginseng; one of the 28 constellations; to take part in; to participate; to join; to attend; to counsel; unequal; varied; irregular; uneven; not uniform; abbr. for 參議院|参议院 Senate, Upper House; three (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
Reflect on, counsel, visit superior. An assembly a gathering for the purpose of meditation, preaching, worship. Read shen, the twenty-first constellation, α, β, γ, δ, ε, ζ, η, and k in Orion.; Worship on the four fives, i. e. the fifth, tenth, twentieth, and twenty-fifth days of the month; also ||上堂; to convene

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Mandarin zuǐ // zī / zui3 // zi1
Taiwan tsui // tzu
Japanese shi / し
Chinese variant of 嘴, mouth; beak; spout (of teapot etc); number 20 of the 28 constellations 二十八宿, approx. Orion 獵戶座|猎户座
Japanese {astron} (See 二十八宿,白虎・びゃっこ・2) Chinese "Turtle Beak" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (surname) Kuchibashi

三星

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Mandarin sān xīng / san1 xing1
Taiwan san hsing
Japanese miboshi / みぼし    mihoshi / みほし    mitsuboshi / みつぼし    mitsuhoshi / みつほし    mitsuho / みつほ    sansei / sanse / さんせい
Chinese three major stars of the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation; the belt of Orion; three spirits 福[fu2], 祿|禄[lu4], and 壽|寿[shou4] associated with the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation; Sanxing or Sanhsing township in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yi2 lan2 xian4], Taiwan; Samsung (South Korean electronics company)
Japanese (surname) Miboshi; (surname) Mihoshi; (surname) Mitsuboshi; (surname) Mitsuhoshi; (female given name) Mitsuho; (given name) Sansei

暁星

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Japanese gyousei / gyose / ぎょうせい Japanese morning star; Venus; rarity; (personal name) Giyousei; (female given name) Orion; (surname) Akeboshi; (female given name) Akiho; (female given name) Akise; (surname) Akahoshi

織女


织女

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Mandarin zhī nǚ / zhi1 nu:3
Taiwan chih nü
Japanese tanabatatsume / たなばたつめ    tanabata / たなばた    shokujo / しょくじょ    orime / おりめ
Chinese Vega (star); Weaving girl of folk tales
Japanese 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; (female given name) Orime; (female given name) Orion

織姫

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Japanese orihime / おりひめ Japanese (1) woman textile worker; (2) (astron) Vega (star in the constellation Lyra); Alpha Lyrae; (female given name) Shiki; (female given name) Orime; (female given name) Orihime; (female given name) Orihi; (female given name) Oriki; (female given name) Orion

觜宿

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Mandarin zī xiù / zi1 xiu4
Taiwan tzu hsiu
Japanese torokiboshi / とろきぼし
Chinese number 20 of the 28 constellations 二十八宿, approx. Orion 獵戶座|猎户座
Japanese Chinese "Turtle Beak" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

リゲル

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Japanese rigeru / リゲル Japanese {astron} Rigel (star in the constellation Orion); Beta Orionis

三つ星

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Japanese mitsuboshi / みつぼし Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) three stars (shape); (2) three stars (for quality, e.g. Michelin stars); (3) Orion's belt; Chinese "Three Stars" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

奧利安


奥利安

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Mandarin ào lì ān / ao4 li4 an1
Taiwan ao li an
Chinese Orion (constellation, loan word); also written 獵戶座|猎户座

奧賴恩


奥赖恩

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Mandarin ào lài ēn / ao4 lai4 en1
Taiwan ao lai en
Chinese Orion (NASA spacecraft)

平家星

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Japanese heikeboshi / hekeboshi / へいけぼし Japanese {astron} (See ベテルギウス) Betelgeuse (star in the constellation Orion); Alpha Orionis; Alpha Ori; Heike star

源氏星

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Japanese genjiboshi / げんじぼし Japanese {astron} (See リゲル) Rigel (star in the constellation Orion); Beta Orionis; Beta Ori; Genji star

獵戶臂


猎户臂

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Mandarin liè hù bì / lie4 hu4 bi4
Taiwan lieh hu pi
Chinese Orion spiral arm or local spur of our galaxy (containing our solar system)

P3C

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Japanese piisanshii / pisanshi / ピーさんシー Japanese Lockheed P-3 Orion (anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft); P3C

オリオン

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Japanese orion / オリオン Japanese Orion

オライオン

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Japanese oraion / オライオン Japanese {comp} Orion; (personal name) Orion

オリオン星雲

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Japanese orionseiun / orionseun / オリオンせいうん Japanese {astron} Orion Nebula

ベテルギウス

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Japanese beterugiusu / ベテルギウス Japanese {astron} Betelgeuse (star in the constellation Orion); Alpha Orionis; (personal name) Betelgeuse

獵戶座大星雲


猎户座大星云

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Mandarin liè hù zuò dà xīng yún / lie4 hu4 zuo4 da4 xing1 yun2
Taiwan lieh hu tso ta hsing yün
Chinese the Great Nebula in Orion M42

三つ星;3つ星

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Japanese mitsuboshi / みつぼし Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) three stars (shape); (2) three stars (for quality, e.g. Michelin stars); (3) (See 参・しん) Orion's belt; Chinese "Three Stars" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Search for Orion in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary


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

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Orion’s Belt獵戶座
猎户座
liè hù zuò
lie4 hu4 zuo4
lie hu zuo
liehuzuo
lieh hu tso
liehhutso
Orion’s Beltオリオン座orionza
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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