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ChineseEdit

man; person; people ginseng
trad. (人參/人蔘) /
simp. (人参)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Referring to the root's characteristic forked shape, resembling the legs of a man.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

人參

  1. ginseng (any of several plants, of the genus Panax)

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (人參):

Others:

ReferencesEdit

  • Duffus, William (1883), “ginseng”, in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, Swatow: English Presbyterian Mission Press, page 122

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
じん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

人參 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 人参, hiragana にんじん, rōmaji ninjin)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 人参 (carrot)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

人參 (insam) (hangeul 인삼)

  1. Alternative form of 人蔘

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

人參

  1. Hán tự form of nhân sâm (ginseng).