Chinese edit

plum flower
 
flower; blossom; to spend
flower; blossom; to spend; fancy pattern
trad. (梅花)
simp. #(梅花)
 
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Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (32)
Final () (42) (99)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I II
Fanqie
Baxter mwoj xwae
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muʌi/ /hˠua/
Pan
Wuyun
/muoi/ /hʷᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɒi/ /xua/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwəj/ /hwaɨ/
Li
Rong
/muᴀi/ /xua/
Wang
Li
/muɒi/ /xwa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑ̆i/ /xwa/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méi huā
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mui4 faa1

Noun edit

梅花

  1. plum blossom (Prunus mume)
    Synonym: 南柯 (nánkē)
  2. wintersweet
  3. (card games) club ()

Synonyms edit

Proper noun edit

梅花

  1. () Meihua (a town in Changle district, Fuzhou, Fujian, China)

See also edit

Suits in Mandarin · 花色 (huāsè) (layout · text)
       
紅心红心 (hóngxīn), 紅桃红桃 (hóngtáo) 方塊方块 (fāngkuài) 黑桃 (hēitáo) 梅花 (méihuā)
Suits in Cantonese · 花色 (faa1 sik1) (layout · text)
       
紅心红心 (hung4 sam1) 階磚阶砖 (gaai1 zyun1) 葵扇 (kwai4 sin3) 梅花 (mui4 faa1)

Japanese edit

 
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Kanji in this term
ばい
Grade: 4

Grade: 1
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
梅花 (kyūjitai)

Etymology edit

From Chinese 梅花 (méihuā).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(ばい)() (baikaばいくわ (baikwa)?

  1. a plum blossom
  2. abbreviation of 梅花の油 (hair tonic with a plum blossom scent)
  3. abbreviation of 梅花方 (incense with an aroma similar to plum blossom)