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Sapphire

qīng yù
seigyoku
Sapphire Vertical Wall Scroll

青玉 is a Japanese word that means sapphire or jacinth.

青玉 literally mean blue/green jade.


Note: This also makes sense in Chinese, but will be read as "blue jade", rather than being understood to be sapphire (藍寶石 is sapphire in Chinese).

Sapphire

lán bǎo shí
Sapphire Vertical Wall Scroll

藍寶石 means sapphire in Chinese.

Literally, 藍寶石 means blue gem stone.


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Sapphire青玉seigyokuqīng yù / qing1 yu4 / qing yu / qingyuch`ing yü / chingyü / ching yü
Sapphire藍寶石
蓝宝石
lán bǎo shí
lan2 bao3 shi2
lan bao shi
lanbaoshi
lan pao shih
lanpaoshih
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

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

青玉

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 seigyoku / segyoku / せいぎょく
Sapphire Vertical Wall Scroll
sapphire; jacinth

藍寶石


蓝宝石

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lán bǎo shí / lan2 bao3 shi2
lan pao shih
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sapphire

寶藍


宝蓝

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bǎo lán / bao3 lan2
pao lan
sapphire blue

色石

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 iroishi / いろいし (1) (See カラーストーン) gemstones (apart from diamond, e.g. ruby, sapphire, etc.); (2) colored stone

大靑珠

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dà qīng zhū / da4 qing1 zhu1
ta ch`ing chu / ta ching chu
 daishōshu
mahānīla. 摩訶尼羅 A precious stone, large and blue, perhaps identical with Indra-nīla-muktā, i.e. the Indra of precious stones, a 'sapphire' (M. W.).

摩訶尼羅


摩诃尼罗

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mó hē ní luó / mo2 he1 ni2 luo2
mo ho ni lo
 makanira
(or 摩訶泥羅) mahānīla, dark-blue, a sapphire; described as the large blue pearl of Indra, perhaps the Indranīla.

玉頭姬鶲


玉头姬鹟

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yù tóu jī wēng / yu4 tou2 ji1 weng1
yü t`ou chi weng / yü tou chi weng
(bird species of China) sapphire flycatcher (Ficedula sapphira)

瑠璃雀鯛

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 rurisuzumedai;rurisuzumedai / るりすずめだい;ルリスズメダイ (kana only) sapphire devil (Chrysiptera cyanea, damselfish from the Indo-West Pacific)

サファイア

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 safaia / サファイア sapphire; (personal name) Safire; Sapphire

因陀羅尼羅


因陀罗尼罗

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yīn tuó luó ní luó / yin1 tuo2 luo2 ni2 luo2
yin t`o lo ni lo / yin to lo ni lo
 Indara nira
(因陀羅尼羅目多) Indranīla-(muktā). Indra's blue (or green) stone, which suggests an emerald, Indranīlaka (M. W. ); but according to M. W. Indranīla is a sapphire; muktā is a pearl; (Skt. Indranīla)-(muktā)

大勇猛菩薩

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dà yǒng měng pú sà / da4 yong3 meng3 pu2 sa4
ta yung meng p`u sa / ta yung meng pu sa
A guardian ruler in the Garbhadhātu group called Mahānīla, the Great Blue Pearl, or perhaps sapphire, which in some way is associated with him.

カラーストーン

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 karaasutoon / karasutoon / カラーストーン gemstones (apart from diamond, e.g. ruby, sapphire, etc.) (wasei: color stone)

ルリスズメダイ

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 rurisuzumedai / ルリスズメダイ (kana only) sapphire devil (Chrysiptera cyanea, damselfish from the Indo-West Pacific)

カラー・ストーン

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 karaa sutoon / kara sutoon / カラー・ストーン gemstones (apart from diamond, e.g. ruby, sapphire, etc.) (wasei: color stone)

スターサファイア

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 sutaasafaia / sutasafaia / スターサファイア star sapphire

クジャクスズメダイ

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 kujakusuzumedai / クジャクスズメダイ sapphire damsel (Pomacentrus pavo, species of marine damselfish from the Indo-Pacific)

スター・サファイア

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 sutaa safaia / suta safaia / スター・サファイア star sapphire

カラーストーン;カラー・ストーン

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 karaasutoon;karaa sutoon / karasutoon;kara sutoon / カラーストーン;カラー・ストーン gemstones (apart from diamond, e.g. ruby, sapphire, etc.) (wasei: color stone)

スターサファイア;スター・サファイア

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 sutaasafaia;sutaa safaia / sutasafaia;suta safaia / スターサファイア;スター・サファイア star sapphire

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