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See also: 柠檬

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ChineseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Sanskrit निम्बू (nimbū). For Taiwanese Min Nan and Hakka, via Japanese 檸檬 (remon).

PronunciationEdit


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

NounEdit

檸檬

  1. lemon (fruit, tree)

Derived termsEdit


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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

檸檬 (katakana レモン, rōmaji remon)

  1. Rare spelling of レモン (lemon).