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ChineseEdit

Miscanthus sinensis fruit; result
simp. and trad.
(芒果)
alt. forms 杧果 chiefly Mainland China

EtymologyEdit

From a Southeast Asian language, possibly Malay mangga. Second character (guǒ, “fruit”) is a phono-semantic matching.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

芒果

  1. mango

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 芒果 (“mango”)
Variety Location Words
Mandarin Beijing 芒果
Cantonese Guangzhou 芒果
Hong Kong 芒果
Taishan 芒果
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 番檨
Liudui (S. Sixian) 番檨
Hsinchu (Hailu) 檨仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Taiwanese Raoping 檨仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 檨仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 番檨芒果
Min Nan Quanzhou 檨仔
Xiamen 檨仔
Zhangzhou 檨仔
Taipei 檨仔
Kaohsiung 檨仔
Tainan 檨仔
Taichung 檨仔
Yilan 檨仔
Lukang 檨仔
Sanxia 檨仔
Kinmen 檨仔芒果
Magong 檨仔
Hsinchu 檨仔
Malaysia 檨仔

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