ChineseEdit

 
bitter; intensely; miserable; painful
 
melon; claw; gourd; squash
trad. (苦瓜)
simp. #(苦瓜)
 
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苦瓜

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

苦瓜

  1. bitter melon; bitter gourd

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (苦瓜):
  • Vietnamese: khổ qua (苦瓜)

Others:

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にが
Grade: 3
うり
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(niga, bitter) +‎ (uri, gourd)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

苦瓜(にがうり) (nigauri)
(alternative reading hiragana にがごい, rōmaji nigagoi) (Kagoshima dialect)
(alternative reading hiragana にがごり, rōmaji nigagori) (Miyazaki dialect)

  1. bitter melon; bitter gourd

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OkinawanEdit

NounEdit

苦瓜 (hiragana ごーやー, rōmaji gōyā)

  1. bitter melon; bitter gourd