ChineseEdit

south
 
melon; claw; gourd
melon; claw; gourd; squash
trad. (南瓜)
simp. #(南瓜)
 
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南瓜

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NounEdit

南瓜

  1. pumpkin; winter squash (plant of the genus Cucurbita or its fruit)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Mongolian: ᠯᠠᠩᠭ᠋ᠤᠸᠠ (langɣuwa) / лангуа (langua)
  • Zhuang: namzgva

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Jinmeiyō
irregular
 南瓜 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Camboja (Cambodia).[1] The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 南瓜. Doublet of カンボジア.

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NounEdit

南瓜(カボチャ) (kabocha

  1. pumpkin; squash

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN