ChineseEdit

sweet; willingly; Gansu province (abbrev.)
 
grass; straw; draft (of a document)
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
trad. (甘草)
simp. #(甘草)
 
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NounEdit

甘草

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

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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

(かん)(ぞう) (kanzōかんざう (kanzau)?

  1. licorice
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Etymology 2Edit

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

(ama, sweet) +‎ (kusa, grass)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(あま)(くさ) (amakusa

  1. licorice

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: S

Grade: 1
kun’yomi Irregular

(ama, sweet) +‎ (ki, tree)

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

(あま)() (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 term

NounEdit

甘草

  1. Hán tự form of cam thảo (licorice).