桃花

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ChineseEdit

peach
 
flower; blossom; to spend (money, time); fancy pattern
simp. and trad.
(桃花)

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (桃花, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑu/ /dʱɑu/ /dɑu/ /dɑu/ /daw/ /dɑu/ /dɑu/
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɣua/ /xwa/ /xua/ /hʷɯa/ /hwaɨ/ /xwa/ /xua/

NounEdit

桃花

  1. peach blossom

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

桃花 ‎(hiragana とうか, romaji tōka, historical hiragana たうくわ)

  1. a peach blossom

Proper nounEdit

桃花 ‎(hiragana とうか, romaji Tōka, historical hiragana たうくわ)

  1. A female given name

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
もも
Grade: S

Grade: 1
yutōyomi

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

桃花 ‎(hiragana ももか, romaji Momoka, historical hiragana もゝくわ)

  1. A female given name
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