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Sea Turtle

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黿 is the Chinese and Korean title for sea turtle.

黿 may also be used to refer to a loggerhead turtle or hawksbill turtle.

Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle Scroll

海亀 is the Japanese title for sea turtle.

海 literally means sea or ocean.

亀 means turtle or tortoise.

Legendary Turtle

Legendary Turtle Scroll

鼇 means "legendary turtle" in Chinese. 鼇 is a great mythological turtle that travels the seas. The creature is comparable to the dragon of China, however, it so happens that dragons became a bit more famous as history progressed. In modern Chinese, this character can just refer to a large sea turtle.

Note: 鼇 can be pronounced in Korean but this is a very rare Korean Hanja form - it hasn't been used in Korea for at least a few hundred years (even before they switched to Hangul characters).

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Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Sea Turtle黿
yuán / yuan2 / yuanyüan
Sea Turtle海亀umigame
Legendary Turtleáo / ao2 / ao
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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yuán / yuan2
Legendary Turtle Scroll
sea turtle

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guī / gui1
Legendary Turtle Scroll
tortoise; turtle
Tortoise, turtle. The rareness of meeting a Buddha is compared with the difficulty of a blind sea-turtle finding a log to float on, or a one-eyed tortoise finding a log with a spy-hole through it.


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 umigame / うみがめ
Legendary Turtle Scroll
(kana only) sea turtle

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áo / ao2
mythological sea turtle

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cháo / chao2
ch`ao / chao
sea turtle


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mó jié / mo2 jie2
mo chieh
(摩竭羅) makara. A sea monster, either in the form of a great fish, e.g. a whale, or a great turtle. Also 摩伽羅 (or 摩迦羅).


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 shougakubou / shogakubo / しょうがくぼう (1) {zool} (See 青海亀・あおうみがめ) large sea turtle; (2) heavy drinker


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 umigame / うみがめ (kana only) sea turtle


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 umigame / うみガメ (kana only) sea turtle


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 umibouzu / umibozu / うみぼうず (1) sea monster; (2) {zool} (See 青海亀・あおうみがめ) green turtle


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 kuroumigame;kuroumigame / kuromigame;kuromigame / くろうみがめ;クロウミガメ (kana only) East Pacific green turtle (Chelonia mydas agassizii); black sea turtle


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 umigame / ウミガメ (kana only) sea turtle


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 taatoru / tatoru / タートル (1) turtle (esp. a sea turtle); (2) (abbreviation) (colloquialism) (See タートルネック) turtleneck sweater



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yī yǎn zhī guī / yi1 yan3 zhi1 gui1
i yen chih kuei
 ichigen no kame
A sea turtle with only one eye, and that underneath, entered a hollow in a floating log; the log, tossed by the waves, happened to roll over, whereupon the turtle momentarily saw the sun and moon; an illustration of the rareness of the appearance of a Buddha; also of the difficulty of being reborn as a man; one-eyed tortoise


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 kuroumigame / kuromigame / クロウミガメ (kana only) East Pacific green turtle (Chelonia mydas agassizii); black sea turtle


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 umigame(海game,海亀);umigame(海game);umigame / うみがめ(海がめ,海亀);うみガメ(海ガメ);ウミガメ (kana only) sea turtle

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