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斗 : Big Dipper

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Components:

Big Dipper, ten sho (vol), sake dipper, dots and cross radical (no. 68)

On 'yomi:
(to) トウ(tou)
Nanori:
ます(masu)
Strokes:4
Radical: (68)
Usage Rating:1885
JLPT:N1
old JLPT:1
Grade:8
Unicode:06597
jis208:37-45
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斗 Usage examples

(とがた)(in a castle) rectangular space between the inner and outer gates (where troops can gather)
の如し(たんとのごとし)being as bold as a lion
(となん)the whole world, south of the Big Dipper
(なんと)Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
(かくと)cupule, acorn cup
翻筋打つ(もんどりうつ)to turn a somersault
翻筋(もどり)somersault
泰山北(たいざんほくと)a great authority
六星(なんとろくせい)Milk Dipper, southern dipper asterism (star pattern) within Sagittarius
冷汗三(れいかんさんと)breaking into cold sweat when one is very embarrassed or scared
長熨(ながのし)stretched dried abalone (used as a betrothal gift)