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ChineseEdit

白菜
 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
dish (type of food); vegetables
simp. and trad.
(白菜)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

白菜

  1. bok choy

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “白菜”, in Cantodict[1] (in Cantonese/English), accessed 2008-05-12

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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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, romaji 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)
  • (Tokyo) チョイ [pàkúchóí] (Heiban - [0])[1]
  • IPA(key): [pa̠kɯ̥ᵝt͡ɕo̞i]

NounEdit

白菜 ‎(katakana パクチョイ, romaji 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
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