Last modified on 15 March 2015, at 21:46

木耳

ChineseEdit

tree; wood ear
simp. and trad.
(木耳)

EtymologyEdit

From (tree, wood) + (ear).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

木耳 (classifier )

  1. wood ear; tree ear; black fungus (Auricularia nigricans <= Auricularia polytricha)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

Compound of ki (tree) and kurage (jellyfish). The kanji are ateji.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

木耳 (hiragana きくらげ, romaji kikurage)

  1. a type of fungi belonging to the Auriculariaceae family; Auricularia auricula-judae