何首乌

MandarinEdit

simpl. 首乌
trad. 何首烏

EtymologyEdit

(He - surname of the person who discovered this herb) + 首乌 (Polygonum multiflorum)

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Hé shǒuwū
Zhuyin ㄏㄜˊ ㄕㄡˇ ㄨ
IPA (key) /xɤ³⁵ ʂoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u⁵⁵/

NounEdit

何首乌 (simplified, Pinyin Hé shǒuwū, traditional 何首烏)

  1. Polygonum multiflorum (An adaptogenic herb used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat hair loss and grey hair.)


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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:38