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ChineseEdit

one hundred days; one hundredth day
 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
trad. (百日紅) 百日
simp. (百日红) 百日

EtymologyEdit

“crape myrtle”
So called for the flowers glowing pink around summer to autumn. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

百日紅

  1. Alternative name for 紫薇 (zǐwēi, “crape myrtle”).
  2. Alternative name for 千日紅千日红 (“Gomphrena globosa”).

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (百日紅):

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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百日紅 (sarusuberi, hyakujitsukō): crape myrtle flowers in Ryōhō-ji Temple in Hachiōji, Tokyo
Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1 Grade: 6
jukujikun

Originally a compound of (saru, monkey) +‎ 滑り (suberi, sliding, slipping), from the smooth and slippery texture of the bark.

The kanji spelling is jukujikun (熟字訓), borrowed from Chinese 百日紅.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
    • (Tokyo) るすべり [sàrúsúꜜbèrì] (Nakadaka – [3])[1]
    • IPA(key): [sa̠ɾɯ̟ᵝsɨᵝbe̞ɾʲi]

NounEdit

百日紅 (hiragana さるすべり, katakana サルスベリ, rōmaji sarusuberi)

  1. the crape myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica
    Synonym: 猿滑 (sarunameri)
    Hypernym: 禊萩 (misohagi)
  2. Synonym of 姫沙羅 (hime-shara): a species of camellia, Stewartia monadelpha
  3. (rare) Synonym of 夏椿 (natsu-tsubaki): the Japanese stewartia, Stewartia pseudocamellia
  4. (rare) Synonym of 捩木 (nejiki): This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  5. (rare) Synonym of 山香ばし (yamakōbashi): a species of spicebush, Lindera glauca
  6. (rare) Synonym of 令法 (ryōbu): a species of clethra, Clethra barbinervis​
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ひゃく
Grade: 1
じつ
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: 6
goon kan’on

The on'yomi pronunciation of the compound borrowed from Chinese 百日紅.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

百日紅 (hiragana ひゃくじつこう, katakana ヒャクジツコウ, rōmaji hyakujitsukō)

  1. the crape myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN