Definition of 鳳

  • male mythical bird

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ホウ
  • フウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

鳳凰, ほうおう

Chinese firebird, Chinese phoenix

鳳, ほう

feng (male Chinese firebird)

白鳳時代, はくほうじだい

Hakuho period (esp. used as a period of art history, approx. 645-710 CE)

揚羽蝶, 鳳蝶, あげはちょう, アゲハチョウ

swallowtail butterfly (esp. the citrus swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus)

大鳥, 鳳, 鵬, 鴻, 凰, おおとり

large bird, peng (in Chinese mythology, giant bird said to transform from a fish), fenghuang (Chinese phoenix)

鳳仙花, ほうせんか

(garden) balsam, Impatiens balsamina

鳳駕, ほうが

imperial carriage

鳳管, ほうかん

sho (Japanese free reed musical instrument)

夔鳳文, き鳳文, きほうもん

inscription of a fantastic birdlike creature found on Yin and Zhou dynasty bronze ware etc.

鳳声, ほうせい

verbal message


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