Definition of 瑠

  • lapis lazuli

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • リュウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

浄瑠璃, じょうるり

type of dramatic recitation accompanied by a shamisen (associated with the Japanese puppet theater)

瑠璃, 琉璃, るり

lapis lazuli, lapis lazuli (color), beryl, mall blue passerine bird (esp. the blue-and-white flycatcher and the Siberian blue robin, but also the red-flanked bluetail), glass

人形浄瑠璃, にんぎょうじょうるり

Japanese puppet theatre in which a narrative is accompanied by a shamisen, older and more neutral name for bunraku

小瑠璃, こるり, コルリ

Siberian blue robin (Luscinia cyane)

操浄瑠璃, 操り浄瑠璃, あやつりじょうるり

old name for the bunraku

瑠璃鶲, るりびたき, ルリビタキ

red-flanked bluetail (species of flycatcher, Tarsiger cyanurus)

瑠璃雀鯛, るりすずめだい, ルリスズメダイ

sapphire devil (Chrysiptera cyanea, damselfish from the Indo-West Pacific)

操浄瑠璃, 操り浄瑠璃, あやつりじょうるり

old name for the bunraku

瑠璃鳥, るりちょう

Formosan whistling thrush (Myophonus insularis), blue-and-white flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana)

浄瑠璃語り, 浄瑠璃語, じょうるりかたり

joruri reciter


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