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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

苦瓜

  1. bitter melon; bitter gourd

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Sino-Xenic (苦瓜):

JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

(niga, bitter) +‎ (uri, gourd)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

苦瓜 ‎(hiragana にがうり, katakana ニガウリ, romaji nigauri)
(alternative reading hiragana にがごい, romaji nigagoi) (Kagoshima dialect)
(alternative reading hiragana にがごり, romaji nigagori) (Miyazaki dialect)

  1. bitter melon; bitter gourd

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OkinawanEdit

NounEdit

苦瓜 ‎(hiragana ごーやー, romaji gōyā)

  1. bitter melon; bitter gourd