茄子

CantoneseEdit

A purple eggplant which has been sliced in half, showing the inside. The flesh surrounding the seeds is already beginning to oxidize and turn brown just minutes after slicing.
simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From ("eggplant," "aubergine") + (a suffix).

NounEdit

茄子 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping ke4 zi2)

  1. eggplant; aubergine

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

なすび from なつ(の)み "summer fruit"

NounEdit

茄子 (hiragana なす, romaji nasu)
茄子 (hiragana なすび, romaji nasubi)

  1. eggplant

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

  • From ("eggplant," "aubergine") + (a suffix).

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qiézi
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄝˊ ㄗ˙
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi̯ɛ³⁵ d͡z̥z̩³/

InterjectionEdit

茄子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin qiézi)

  1. (when taking a photograph) cheese!

NounEdit

茄子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin qiézi)

  1. eggplant; aubergine
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 01:06