Definition of 狛

  • archaic part of Korea
  • lion-dog shrine guards

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハク
  • こま

Popular Words With This Kanji

高麗, 狛, こうらい, こま

Goryeo (dynasty of Korea; 918-1392 CE), Korea (esp. the Goguryeo kingdom or the Goryeo dynasty), (stone) guardian lion-dogs at Shinto shrine

狛犬, こまいぬ

(stone) guardian lion-dogs at Shinto shrine

高麗笛, 狛笛, こまぶえ

Korean flute (horizontal bamboo flute with six holes; highest-pitched flute used in gagaku)


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