枇杷

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō

NounEdit

枇杷 (hiragana びわ, romaji biwa)

  1. loquat

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From 琵琶 The fruit is said to resemble the musical instrument in shape.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin pípá
Zhuyin ㄆㄧˊ ㄆㄚˊ
IPA (key) /pʰi³⁵ pʰa̠³⁵/

NounEdit

枇杷 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin pípá)

  1. loquat
Loquat fruit
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 04:51