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eggplant
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(茄子)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

茄子

  1. eggplant; aubergine

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 茄子 (“eggplant; aubergine”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 茄子
Taxonomic name
Mandarin Beijing 茄子
Taiwan 茄子
Harbin 茄子
Shenyang 茄子
Jinan 茄子
Muping 茄子
Luoyang 茄子
Jiedian 茄子
Xi'an 茄子
Xining 茄子
Xuzhou 茄子
Yinchuan 茄子
Lanzhou 茄子
Ürümqi 茄子
Wuhan 茄子
Chengdu 茄子
Guiyang 茄子
Liuzhou 茄子
Kunming 茄子
Yangzhou 茄子
Nanjing 茄子
Hefei 茄子
Nantong 茄兒
Cantonese Guangzhou 矮瓜茄瓜
Hong Kong 矮瓜茄瓜
Dongguan 矮瓜
Hong Kong (Weitou) 矮瓜
Taishan
Yunfu 矮瓜
Yangjiang 茄子
Xinyi 矮瓜
Nanning 茄瓜
Kuala Lumpur 矮瓜
Gan Nanchang 茄子
Lichuan 茄仔
Pingxiang 紫瓜
Hakka Meixian 吊菜仔吊菜茄仔
Yudu 茄子吊菜子吊菜
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 吊菜仔茄仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 吊菜仔茄仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 茄仔吊菜仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 吊菜
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong 矮瓜
Sabah 矮瓜
Senai 矮瓜
Singkawang 吊菜
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan 茄子
Xinzhou 茄子
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou 紫菜
Fuqing 紫匏
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou 紅菜
Taipei
Kaohsiung 茄仔紅菜
Tainan 茄仔紅菜
Taichung
Wuqi 紅皮菜
Hsinchu
Taitung 茄仔
Lukang 紅茄
Yilan
Magong 茄仔
Chaozhou
Haifeng 臘蘇
Johor Bahru
Haikou
Puxian Min Putian
Xianyou
Pinghua Nanning 茄瓜
Wu Shanghai 茄子落蘇
Suzhou 茄子
Hangzhou 茄兒
Wenzhou 茄兒落茄
Chongming 茄子茄落蘇
Danyang 茄子
Jinhua 落蘇
Ningbo 茄子
Xiang Changsha 茄子
Shuangfeng 茄子
Loudi 茄子

InterjectionEdit

茄子

  1. (chiefly Mandarin, when taking a photograph) cheese!

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 1
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

なすび from なつ(の)み "summer fruit"

NounEdit

茄子 (hiragana なす, rōmaji nasu, alternative reading なすび, rōmaji nasubi)

  1. eggplant

Derived termsEdit