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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

南瓜

  1. pumpkin
  2. cushaw; winter squash

SynonymsEdit

  • (pumpkin):
Dialectal synonyms of 南瓜 (“pumpkin”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 南瓜
Taxonomic name 南瓜
Mandarin Beijing 倭瓜北瓜南瓜
Taiwan 南瓜
Jinan 南瓜倭瓜北瓜
Xi'an 倭瓜南瓜番瓜
Wuhan 南瓜
Chengdu 南瓜
Yangzhou 番瓜
Hefei 南瓜
Cantonese Guangzhou 金瓜番瓜
Hong Kong 金瓜南瓜番瓜
Taishan 南瓜番瓜
Yangjiang 金瓜
Gan Nanchang 北瓜
Hakka Meixian 冬瓜金瓜
Xingning 冬瓜
Huidong 金瓜
Qujiang 番瓠
Xiaosanjiang 番瓜
Changting 番瓠
Pingyu 番瓠
Wuping 番瓠
Liancheng 金瓜
Ninghua 番瓠
Ruijin 斑瓠
Shicheng 番瓠
Shangyou 番瓠
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 番瓜黃瓜黃瓠
Liudui (S. Sixian) 番瓜金瓜
Hsinchu (Hailu) 黃瓠番瓜
Dongshi (Dabu) 黃瓜
Zhuolan (Raoping) 黃瓠金瓜
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 金瓜
Jin Taiyuan 南瓜番瓜
Min Bei Jian'ou 金瓜
Min Dong Fuzhou 金瓜
Min Nan Xiamen 金瓜
Quanzhou 金瓜
Zhangzhou 金瓜
Taipei 金瓜
Kaohsiung 金瓜
Penang 金瓜
Chaozhou 番瓜
Wu Shanghai 南瓜飯瓜
Suzhou 南瓜
Wenzhou 金瓜
Xiang Changsha 南瓜
Shuangfeng 番瓜南瓜

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Jinmeiyō
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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Camboja (Cambodia). The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 南瓜.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

南瓜 (hiragana かぼちゃ, katakana カボチャ, rōmaji kabocha)

  1. pumpkin; squash

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0