年糕

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

nián (year) + gāo (cake), eaten on Chinese New Year (chūnjié 春节)

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin niángāo
Zhuyin ㄋㄧㄢˊ ㄍㄠ
IPA (key) /ni̯ɛn³⁵ kɑʊ̯⁵⁵/

NounEdit

年糕 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin niángāo)

  1. nian gao; rice cake; Year cake (Chinese New Year's cake made of glutinous rice flour)
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 14:19