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white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
dish (type of food); vegetables
simp. and trad.
(白菜)
 
Wikipedia has an article on:
白菜
 
白菜

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

白菜

  1. Various varieties of Brassica rapa, including:
    1. napa cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis)
    2. bok choy (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (白菜):
  • Japanese: 白菜 (ハクサイ) (hakusai, napa cabbage)

Others:

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
はく
Grade: 1
さい
Grade: 4
on’yomi

From Chinese 白菜

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

白菜 (hiragana はくさい, katakana ハクサイ, rōmaji hakusai)

  1. napa cabbage

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ぱく
Grade: 1
ちょい
Grade: 4
Irregular

Borrowing from Cantonese 白菜 (baak6 coi3)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

白菜 (katakana パクチョイ, rōmaji pakuchoi)

  1. Synonym of 青梗菜 (bok choy)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

白菜 (baekchae) (hangeul 백채)

  1. Hanja form? of 백채, “napa cabbage”.