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phonetic
simp. and trad.
(林檎)
variant forms 林禽
來禽来禽

Etymology 1Edit

Likely a loanword from a language in the Western Regions. First attested during the WeiJin era.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (37) (30)
Final () (139) (140)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liɪm/ /ɡˠiɪm/
Pan
Wuyun
/lim/ /ɡᵚim/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljem/ /ɡiem/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lim/ /gjim/
Li
Rong
/liəm/ /ɡjəm/
Wang
Li
/lĭĕm/ /ɡĭĕm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯əm/ /gi̯əm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lín qín
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lín
Middle
Chinese
‹ lim ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]əm/
English forest

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 8165 6614
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡ·rɯm/ /*ɡrɯm/

NounEdit

林檎

  1. Malus asiatica (Chinese pear-leaved crabapple)
  2. wedding gift
  3. (Teochew) sugar apple
SynonymsEdit
Dialectal synonyms of 番荔枝 (“sugar apple”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 番荔枝
Taxonomic name 番荔枝
Mandarin Beijing 番荔枝
Taiwan 釋迦釋迦果
Cantonese Guangzhou 番荔枝番鬼荔枝
Hong Kong 番荔枝番鬼荔枝
Dongguan 番鬼荔枝
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 佛果釋迦
Liudui (S. Sixian) 沙梨牛心梨
Hsinchu (Hailu) 佛果釋迦
Dongshi (Dabu) 釋迦
Zhuolan (Raoping) 佛果釋迦
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 釋迦
Min Nan Xiamen 番仔荔枝釋迦
Zhangzhou 番仔荔枝釋迦
Taipei 釋迦
Kaohsiung 釋迦
Tainan 釋迦
Taichung 釋迦
Hsinchu 釋迦
Lukang 釋迦
Sanxia 釋迦
Yilan 釋迦
Kinmen 釋迦
Magong 釋迦
Penang nona
Chaozhou 林檎

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Japanese  (りん) () (ringo).

PronunciationEdit


Note: lin-kó, lin-ngò - from Japanese pronunciation.
Note: lìn-gò͘ - from Japanese pronunciation.

NounEdit

林檎

  1. (Taiwanese Min Nan and Hakka) apple
SynonymsEdit
Dialectal synonyms of 蘋果 (“apple”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蘋果
Taxonomic name 蘋果
Mandarin Beijing 蘋果
Taiwan 蘋果
Harbin 蘋果
Jinan 蘋果
Muping 蘋果
Luoyang 蘋果
Jiedian 蘋果
Xi'an 蘋果
Xining 蘋果
Xuzhou 蘋果
Yinchuan 蘋果
Ürümqi 蘋果果子
Wuhan 蘋果
Chengdu 蘋果
Guiyang 蘋果
Liuzhou 蘋果
Yangzhou 蘋果
Nanjing 蘋果
Cantonese Guangzhou 蘋果
Hong Kong 蘋果
Dongguan 蘋果
Taishan 蘋果
Gan Nanchang 蘋果
Lichuan 蘋果
Pingxiang 蘋果
Hakka Meixian 蘋果
Yudu 蘋果
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 林檎
Liudui (S. Sixian) 林檎
Hsinchu (Hailu) 林檎
Dongshi (Dabu) 林檎蘋果
Zhuolan (Raoping) 林檎
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 蘋果林檎
Huizhou Jixi 蘋果
Jin Taiyuan 蘋果
Xinzhou 蘋果
Min Bei Jian'ou 蘋果
Min Dong Fuzhou 蘋果
Min Nan Xiamen 蘋果
Quanzhou 蘋果
Zhangzhou 蘋果
Taipei 瓜果
Kaohsiung 林檎蘋果
Tainan 林檎蘋果
Taichung 林檎蘋果
Hsinchu 林檎
Lukang 蘋果
Sanxia 瓜果
Yilan 林檎蘋果
Kinmen 蘋果
Magong 蘋果林檎
Penang 蘋果
Philippines (Manila) 蘋果
Chaozhou 蘋果
Haikou 蘋果
Pinghua Nanning 蘋果
Wu Shanghai 蘋果
Suzhou 蘋果
Hangzhou 蘋果
Wenzhou 蘋果
Chongming 蘋果
Danyang 蘋果
Jinhua 蘋果
Ningbo 蘋果
Xiang Changsha 蘋果
Loudi 蘋果

JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
りん
Grade: 1

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

林檎 (hiragana りんご, katakana リンゴ, rōmaji ringo)

  1. apple (fruit, tree)
Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as リンゴ.

SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
    • IPA(key): [ɾʲɨᵝːɡo̞ː]

NounEdit

林檎 (hiragana りゅうごう, rōmaji ryūgō, historical hiragana りうごう)

  1. (obsolete) apple (fruit, tree)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN