Last modified on 28 October 2014, at 01:05

麦酒

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

麦酒

  1. ale, beer, wine from grain

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ばく
Grade: 2
しゅ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

ビール from Dutch Bier. The kanji characters, literally meaning “barley wine,” were applied during the 1600s. Their use is now mostly deprecated, although the characters appear in some contexts, such as on beer labels.

NounEdit

麦酒 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 麥酒, hiragana ばくしゅ, romaji bakushu) (obsolete)
麦酒 (katakana ビール, romaji bīru) (common)

  1. beer (usually written ビール)

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