五味子

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

  • ("five") + ("flavor") ("fruit," "berry")

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wǔwèizi
Zhuyin ㄨˇ ㄨㄟˋ ㄗ˙
IPA (key) /u²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹ d͡z̥z̩¹/

NounEdit

五味子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǔwèizi)

  1. Schisandra chinensis , a medicinal herb whose berries are used in traditional Chinese medicine

See alsoEdit

  • 固涩药 (astringents in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:05