椰子

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ChineseEdit

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child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(椰子)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From (, “coconut”) + (, “diminutive suffix”)

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (36)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jia/ /i̯a/ /ia/ /jia/ /jia/ /jĭa/ /ia/
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (13)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɨX/ /t͡siX/ /t͡siəX/ /t͡sɨX/ /t͡sɨX/ /t͡sĭəX/ /t͡sieX/

NounEdit

椰子

  1. coconut

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (椰子):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

椰子 ‎(hiragana やし, katakana ヤシ, romaji yashi)

  1. the coconut palm; generally, any palm tree

Usage notesEdit

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

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