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water; river immortal
simp. and trad.
(水仙)
 
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水仙

  1. paperwhite; Chinese sacred lily (Narcissus tazetta)
  2. () narcissus (any of several bulbous flowering plants of the genus Narcissus)
  3. () Shui Hsien tea (a kind of oolong tea)
    唔該水仙滾水 [Cantonese, trad.]
    唔该水仙滚水 [Cantonese, simp.]
    M4 goi1, jat1 wu4 seoi2 sin1, jat1 wu4 gwan2 seoi2. [Jyutping]
    May I have a pot of Shui Hsien and a pot of hot water?

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すい
Grade: 1
せん
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 水仙

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NounEdit

水仙 (hiragana すいせん, katakana スイセン, rōmaji suisen)

  1. narcissus (any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus)

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.