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朱雀
Readings
すざく
suzaku
すじゃく
sujaku
しゅじゃく
shujaku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 四神
Vermilion Bird (god said to rule over the southern heavens)

See also: 二十八宿
Astronomy, etc. term
seven mansions (Chinese constellations) of the southern heavensShujaku, der Feuerrote Phönix (Gott des Südens; in der chin. Han-Zeit entstandene Bez.)

Kanji
ON: シュKUN: あけ
vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody

ON: ジャク, ジャン, サク, シャクKUN: すずめ
sparrow

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