烏梅

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 4

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 烏梅.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

烏梅 (hiragana うばい, romaji ubai)

  1. (medicine) an unripe Japanese ume that has been smoked over a fire until black, used as a pigment and in traditional medicines to treat inflammation of the throat

SynonymsEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl. 乌梅
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wūméi
Zhuyin ㄨ ㄇㄟˊ
IPA (key) /u⁵⁵ meɪ̯³⁵/

NounEdit

烏梅 (traditional, Pinyin wūméi, simplified 乌梅)

  1. smoked ume (used in traditional Chinese medicine)
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