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grain; corn
 
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
trad. (穀子)
simp. (谷子)

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NounEdit

穀子

  1. (especially northern China) millet, especially the foxtail millet (Setaria italica)[1]
  2. (dialectal) paddy; unhulled rice
  3. (Southwestern Mandarin) rice (plant)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Francesca Bray, "Millet cultivation in China: a historical survey," Journal d'agriculture traditionnelle et de botanique appliquée, 28(3): 291-307, 1981.