See also: 菠萝

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ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (菠蘿)
simp. (菠萝)
alt. forms 波羅波罗

EtymologyEdit

From 菠蘿蜜 (“paramita; jackfruit”). The shortening was possibly influenced by reanalysis of the original word as 菠蘿 + , resulting in the dropping of (“honey”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

菠蘿

  1. pineapple

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 菠蘿 (“pineapple”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 菠蘿鳳梨
Mandarin Beijing 菠蘿
Taiwan 鳳梨
Harbin 菠蘿菠蘿蜜 suburbs風梨 dated
Jinan 菠蘿
Muping 菠蘿
Xi'an 菠蘿
Xuzhou 菠蘿
Ürümqi 菠蘿
Wuhan 菠蘿
Chengdu 菠蘿
Guiyang 菠蘿
Liuzhou 菠蘿
Yangzhou 菠蘿
Nanjing 菠蘿
Malaysia 黃梨
Singapore 黃梨
Cantonese Guangzhou 菠蘿
Hong Kong 菠蘿
Dongguan 菠蘿
Taishan 菠蘿
Gan Lichuan 菠蘿
Pingxiang 菠蘿
Hakka Meixian 黃梨
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 黃梨
Liudui (S. Sixian) 黃梨
Hsinchu (Hailu) 黃梨
Dongshi (Dabu) 黃梨
Zhuolan (Raoping) 黃梨
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 番梨
Hui Jixi 菠蘿
Jin Taiyuan 菠蘿
Xinzhou 菠蘿
Min Bei Jian'ou 菠蘿蜜
Min Dong Fuzhou 黃蘿
Min Nan Xiamen 王梨
Quanzhou 王梨
Zhangzhou 王梨
Taipei 王梨
Malaysia 王梨
Haikou 圓導番圓導
Leizhou 菠蘿櫓蔸籽
Pinghua Nanning 菠蘿
Wu Shanghai 菠蘿蜜
Suzhou 菠蘿菠蘿蜜 suburbs
Hangzhou 菠蘿
Wenzhou 菠蘿
Chongming 菠蘿
Danyang 菠蘿
Jinhua 菠蘿蜜菠蘿
Ningbo 菠蘿
Xiang Changsha 菠蘿

Derived termsEdit