Definition of 琉

  • precious stone
  • gem
  • lapis lazuli

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リュウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

瑠璃, 琉璃, るり

lapis lazuli, lapis lazuli (color), beryl, mall blue passerine bird (esp. the blue-and-white flycatcher and the Siberian blue robin, but also the red-flanked bluetail), glass

琉歌, りゅうか

Okinawan fixed form poetry

琉球音階, りゅうきゅうおんかい

Okinawan scale (hemitonic pentatonic scale: do, mi, fa, so, ti)

琉球語, りゅうきゅうご

Ryukyuan languages

三筋琉球雀鯛, みすじりゅうきゅうすずめだい, ミスジリュウキュウスズメダイ

whitetail dascyllus (Dascyllus aruanus, species of damselfish from the Indo- West Pacific), humbug dascyllus, banded dascyllus, white-tailed damselfish

琉球芋, りゅうきゅういも

sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), potato (Solanum tuberosum)

琉球藍, りゅうきゅうあい, リュウキュウアイ

Assam indigo (Strobilanthes cusia)

琉球列島, りゅうきゅうれっとう

Ryuukyuu (Ryukyu) Islands

琉球古武術, りゅうきゅうこぶじゅつ

Okinawan kobudo, traditional martial arts of the Ryukyu Islands

琉球諸島, りゅうきゅうしょとう

Ryuukyuu (Ryukyu) Islands


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