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羊羹

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羊羹 (yōkan)
Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 3
かん
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

/yaukan/ → /yoːkan/. Literally "lamb broth".

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NounEdit

羊羹 (hiragana ようかん, romaji yōkan, historical hiragana やうかん)

  1. a gelatin made from boiled sheep and used in soups
  2. a thick jellied dessert made of red bean paste, agar, and sugar
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 823)
      Yôcan. ヤゥカン (羊羹) 豆に粗糖をまぜて,こねたもので作った食物.

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