Definition of 蜀

  • green caterpillar
  • Szechwan

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ショク
  • ゾク
  • いもむし

Popular Words With This Kanji

時鳥, 子規, 不如帰, 杜鵑, 霍公鳥, 蜀魂, 沓手鳥, 杜宇, 田鵑, 沓直鳥, 郭公, ほととぎす, しき, ふじょき, とけん, しょっこん, くつてどり, とう, ホトトギス

lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

玉蜀黍, とうもろこし, トウモロコシ

corn (US), maize (UK)

蜀, しょく

Shu (one of the Three Kingdoms competing for control of China after the fall of the Han Dynasty), Shu Han

蜀黍, もろこし, モロコシ

sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), Indian millet

隴を得て蜀を望む, ろうをえてしょくをのぞむ

never being satisfied with what one gets, and always wanting more (lit: taking Gansu only to want Sichuan), give him an inch and he'll take a mile

蜀漢, しょっかん, しょくかん

Shu-Han (dynasty of China, 221-263 CE)

トウモロコシ畑, 玉蜀黍畑, トウモロコシばたけ, とうもろこしばたけ

corn field, maize field

蜀鳥, しょくちょう

lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

蜀江の錦, しょっこうのにしき

type of red brocade originally from the ancient Chinese country of Shu and passed on in Japan, type of brocade made in Sichuan during the Ming period

望蜀, ぼうしょく

insatiability


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