See also: 柠檬

ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (檸檬)
simp. (柠檬)
alternative forms 黎檬
黎朦
宜蒙
來檬来檬
萊檬莱檬
 
檸檬/柠檬

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Sanskrit निम्बू (nimbū). For Taiwanese Min Nan lê-bóng and Hakka lê-móng, via Japanese 檸檬(レモン) (remon), from English lemon.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • lêng5 mong5/lêng5 mou5 - literary;
  • lam5 mong2/nam5 mong2 - vernacular.
  • Wu
  • NounEdit

    檸檬

    1. lemon (fruit, tree)

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    檸檬

    1. () (dated) Puerto Limón (a city, the capital city of Limón, Costa Rica)

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    JapaneseEdit

    Kanji in this term

    Hyōgaiji
    もん
    Hyōgaiji
    irregular

    EtymologyEdit

    The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓) and ateji (当て字), from Chinese 檸檬

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    NounEdit

    檸檬(レモン) (remon

    1. Dated spelling of レモン (lemon).