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ChineseEdit

soup; hot water
 
circle; round; circular; spherical; (of the moon) full; unit of Chinese currency (Yuan); tactful; to justify
trad. (湯圓)
simp. (汤圆)
Literally: “soup balls”.
 
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湯圓 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Tangyuan (food) (English)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

湯圓

  1. tangyuan; Chinese glutinous rice balls

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 湯圓 (“glutinous rice balls”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 湯圓
Mandarin Beijing 湯圓兒元宵
Taiwan 湯圓元宵
Harbin 湯圓兒元宵
Jinan 元宵
Muping 元宵
Luoyang 湯圓兒元宵
Jiedian 元宵
Xi'an 湯圓兒元宵
Xining 元宵
Xuzhou 湯丸兒湯圓兒湯圓子
Yinchuan 元宵
Ürümqi 湯圓兒
Wuhan 湯圓元宵
Chengdu 湯圓兒
Guiyang 湯圓元宵
Liuzhou 湯圓水圓
Yangzhou 圓子湯圓子
Nanjing 湯圓湯糰元宵
Cantonese Guangzhou 湯圓
Hong Kong 湯圓
Dongguan 湯丸水糰水包
Taishan
Gan Nanchang 湯圓湯圓子元宵
Lichuan 湯圓
Pingxiang 湯圓子元宵元宵坨牯
Hakka Meixian 圓粄仔圓仔湯圓
Yudu 元宵
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 雪圓仔惜圓
Liudui (S. Sixian) 圓粄仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 粄圓
Dongshi (Dabu) 惜圓
Zhuolan (Raoping) 惜圓粄圓
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 惜圓
Huizhou Jixi 元宵
Jin Taiyuan 元宵
Xinzhou 湯圓元宵
Min Bei Jian'ou 㷍湯糍
Min Dong Fuzhou 湯丸元宵
Min Nan Xiamen 圓仔
Quanzhou 圓仔
Zhangzhou 圓仔
Taipei 圓仔
Kaohsiung 圓仔
Haikou 元宵
Leizhou 湯丸
Pinghua Nanning 水圓
Wu Shanghai 湯糰圓子
Suzhou 湯糰元宵
Hangzhou 湯糰元宵
Wenzhou 湯圓圓兒
Chongming 圓子
Danyang 湯圓湯糰
Jinhua 湯糰
Xiang Changsha 湯圓湯圓子元宵
Loudi 元宵糰子