Last modified on 6 January 2015, at 17:58

麦酒

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of 麦酒 – see 麥酒.
(This term, 麦酒, is the simplified form of 麥酒.)
Notes:

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)

See alsoEdit