See also: 月餠 and 月饼

ChineseEdit

moon; month
 
round flat cake; cookie; cake
round flat cake; cookie; cake; pastry
trad. (月餅)
simp. (月饼)
 
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NounEdit

月餅

  1. mooncake (a Chinese pastry traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival)

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (月餅):
  • Japanese: 月餅(げっぺい) (geppei)

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
げつ > げっ
Grade: 1
へい > ぺい
Grade: S
kan’on

EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Chinese 月餅.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

月餅(げっぺい) (geppei (kyūjitai 月餠)

  1. a mooncake

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 月餅”, in 世界大百科事典 第2版 (Sekai Dai-hyakka Jiten Dainiban, Heibonsha World Encyclopedia Second Edition)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Heibonsha, 1998
  2. ^ 月餅”, in ブリタニカ国際大百科事典 小項目事典 (Buritanika Kokusai Dai Hyakka Jiten: Shō Kōmoku Jiten, Encyclopædia Britannica International: Micropædia)[2] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Britannica Japan Co., Ltd., 2014
  3. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN