TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 木中一人 (DLMO), four-corner 42913)

  1. peach
  2. marriage
  3. used as a surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: Template:Han KangXi link, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14757
  • Dae Jaweon: page 913, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1202, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6843

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping tou4, Yale tou4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. peach

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana もも, katakana モモ, romaji momo)

  1. a peach
  2. a peach tree

Derived termsEdit

  • 桃花 (とうか, tōka): peach blossom flower
  • 桃果 (とうか, tōka): peach (fruit)
  • 桃色 (ももいろ, momo iro); pink
  • 桃色鸚哥 (ももいろいんこ, モモイロインコ, momo iro inko); a galah (Eolophus roseicapillus), rose-breasted cockatoo
  • 桃色遊戯 (ももいろゆうぎ, momo iro yuugi); sex play
  • 桃栗三年柿八年 (ももくりさんねんかきはちねん, momo kuri san nen kaki hachi nen); it often takes time to bear the fruit of one's actions, literally, planted peach and chestnut seeds take three years to bear fruit, plums take eight
  • 桃尻 (ももじり, momo jiri); somebody who is bad at horse-riding; a fidgety, restless person
  • 桃園 (ももぞの, momo zono); a peach orchard
  • 桃の花の香り (もものはなのかおり, momo no hana no kaori); fragrance of peach blossom
  • 桃割れ (ももわれ, momo ware); a hairstyle of Meiji and Taisho era, featuring a bun resembling a halved peach
  • 桃矢 (とうや, Tōya): a male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(do) (hangeul , revised do, McCune-Reischauer to, Yale to)


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin táo
Zhuyin ㄊㄠˊ
IPA (key) /tʰɑʊ̯³⁵/
Audio
(file)

HanziEdit

(Pinyin táo (tao2), Wade-Giles t'ao2)

  1. peach

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin táo)

  1. peach

CompoundsEdit

  • 蟠桃 (pántáo)
  • 桃子 (táozi)
  • 仙桃 (xiāntáo)
  • 油桃 (yóutáo)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đào, hồng)

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 03:09