|For pronunciation and definitions of 麦酒 – see 麥酒.
(This term, 麦酒, is the simplified form of 麥酒.)
|Kanji in this term|
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.