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八角

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Etymology

From ("eight") + ("horn," "angle," "corner," "point") = "octagon"

Noun

八角 (hiragana はっかく, romaji hakkaku)

  1. (geometry) octagon
  2. (spice) star anise

Mandarin

simpl. and trad.

Etymology

From ("eight") + ("corners")

Adjective

八角 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bājiǎo)

  1. octagonal

Noun

八角 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bājiǎo)

  1. octagon
  2. star anise (Illicium verum)

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