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ChineseEdit

sweet; willingly; Gansu province (abbrev.)
 
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
trad. (甘草)
simp. #(甘草)
 
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甘草 (Written Standard Chinese?)
甘草 (Cantonese)
kâm-chhó (Hakka)
găng-chō̤ (Min Dong)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

甘草

  1. licorice root (Glycyrrhiza uralensis, often used in traditional Chinese medicine to improve qi)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
そう > ぞう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Middle Chinese 甘草

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

甘草 (hiragana かんぞう, katakana カンゾウ, rōmaji kanzō, historical hiragana かんざう)

  1. licorice
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: S
くさ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

(ama, sweet) +‎ (kusa, grass)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

甘草 (hiragana あまくさ, rōmaji amakusa)

  1. licorice

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1
Irregular

(ama, sweet) +‎ (ki, tree)

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

甘草 (hiragana あまき, rōmaji amaki)

  1. (obsolete) licorice

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

甘草 (gamcho) (hangeul 감초)

  1. Hanja form? of 감초 (licorice).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

甘草

  1. Hán tự form of cam thảo, (“licorice”).