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ChineseEdit

loquat loquat
simp. and trad.
(枇杷)
 
Loquat fruit

EtymologyEdit

From 琵琶 (pípá, “pipa”). The fruit is said to resemble the musical instrument in shape.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

枇杷

  1. loquat (type of fruit)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

NounEdit

枇杷 (katakana ビワ, hiragana びわ, rōmaji biwa)

  1. loquat (type of fruit)