羊羹

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ChineseEdit

sheep soup
simp. and trad.
(羊羹)

EtymologyEdit

Sense "yokan" is from Japanese 羊羹 (ようかん) ‎(yōkan), in turn from Chinese.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

羊羹

  1. (rare) lamb soup; lamb broth
    Synonym: 羊湯羊汤
  2. yokan

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JapaneseEdit

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羊羹 (yōkan)
Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 3
かん
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

/yaukan/ → /yoːkan/. Literally "lamb broth".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

羊羹 ‎(hiragana ようかん, romaji yōkan, historical hiragana やうかん)

  1. a gelatin made from boiled sheep and used in soups
  2. yokan, a thick jellied dessert made of red bean paste, agar, and sugar
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 823)
      Yôcan. ヤゥカン (羊羹) 豆に粗糖をまぜて,こねたもので作った食物.

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