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Noun
1. dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon)See also ドラゴン
  • わたし
  • ずっと
  • りゅう
  • たかった
  • のです
  • りゅう
  • げんじつ現実
  • せいぶつ生物
  • ではない
  • のです
  • I have always wanted to see a dragon, but dragons are not real creatures.
2. naga; semi-divine human-cobra chimera in Hindu and Buddhist mythology
3. promoted rookShogi term, Abbreviation, Only applies to りゅう, Only applies to りょう, See also 竜王 りゅうおう
Wikipedia definition
4. Chinese dragonChinese dragons are mythical creatures in Chinese mythology and folklore. In Chinese art, dragons are typically portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. In yin and yang terminology, a dragon is yang and complements a yin fenghuang ("Chinese phoenix"). Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck.
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Other forms
竜 【たつ】竜 【りょう】龍 【りゅう】龍 【たつ】龍 【りょう】

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