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ChineseEdit

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
rice; meter
simp. and trad.
(白米)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

白米

  1. white rice; polished rice
  2. (in general) husked uncooked rice

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 大米 (“husked uncooked rice”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 稻米
Mandarin Beijing 白米, 大米,
Taiwan
Harbin 大米,
Jinan 大米
Muping 大米
Luoyang 大米
Wanrong 大米
Xi'an 白米
Xining 大米,
Xuzhou 大米,
Yinchuan 稻米, 白米
Lanzhou 大米
Ürümqi
Wuhan
Chengdu , 大米, 飯米
Guiyang
Liuzhou
Yangzhou
Nanjing
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou)
Dongguan
Yangjiang
Danzhou
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang
Lichuan
Pingxiang
Hakka Meixian
Yudu
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Hsinchu (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong
Senai
Huizhou Jixi
Shexian
Tunxi
Jin Taiyuan 大米
Xinzhou 大米
Min Bei Jian'ou
Dikou
Zhenqian
Shibei 早米
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Chaozhou
Johor Bahru
Wenchang
Haikou
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Hangzhou
Wenzhou
Chongming
Danyang
Jinhua
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng
Loudi

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
はく
Grade: 1
まい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

白米 (hiragana はくまい, rōmaji hakumai)

  1. polished rice

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN