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paternal grandmother green
trad. (祖母綠) 祖母
simp. (祖母绿) 祖母 绿
variant forms 助木剌
子母綠子母绿
芝麻綠芝麻绿
助木綠助木绿
 
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic matching of Arabic زُمُرُّد(zumurrud) or Persian زمرد(zomorrod) [since 15th century].

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NounEdit

祖母綠

 
祖母綠。
  1. emerald
  2. emerald (colour)

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