淡水

ChineseEdit

 
insipid; diluted; weak; light in color; tasteless; fresh; indifferent; nitrogen
water; river
simp. and trad.
(淡水)

EtymologyEdit

From  ("tasteless") +  ("water").

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

淡水

  1. fresh water, potable water, drinking water

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Proper nounEdit

淡水

  1. Tamsui/Danshui, a sea-side town in Taipei County

ReferencesEdit

  • (Min Nan) Ministry of Education, R.O.C. (2011), “Entry #7546”, Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan (臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典)[1]

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
たん
Grade: S
すい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

‎(tan, 淡い: awai, tasteless) +‎ ‎(-すい, "-sui", water)

NounEdit

淡水 ‎(hiragana たんすい, romaji tansui)

  1. fresh water

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