Chinese edit

peach
 
flower; blossom; to spend
flower; blossom; to spend; fancy pattern
trad. (桃花)
simp. #(桃花)
 
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Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (7) (32)
Final () (89) (99)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () I II
Fanqie
Baxter daw xwae
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑu/ /hˠua/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑu/ /hʷᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑu/ /xua/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/daw/ /hwaɨ/
Li
Rong
/dɑu/ /xua/
Wang
Li
/dɑu/ /xwa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑu/ /xwa/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
táo huā
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
tou4 faa1

Noun edit

桃花

  1. peach blossom
  2. (figurative) luck in love affairs; luck in love

Derived terms edit

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Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 桃花 (daw xwæ). Compare modern Chinese 桃花 (táohuā).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(とう)() (tōkaたうくわ (taukwa)?

  1. a peach blossom

Proper noun edit

(とう)() (Tōkaたうくわ (taukwa)?

  1. a female given name

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
もも
Grade: S

Grade: 1
yutōyomi

A given name. Compound of (momo, peach, kun'yomi) +‎ (ka, flower, on'yomi).

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

(もも)() (Momokaももくわ (momokwa)?

  1. a female given name