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ChineseEdit

fallen blossoms; falling blossoms
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
simp. and trad.
(落花生)
落花

EtymologyEdit

From 落花 (luòhuā, “fallen flower”) + (shēng, “to grow”). After the peanut's flower drops to the ground, its ovary enters the soil and the seed pod grows.

PronunciationEdit


Note: lōa-seng, loa̍h-seng - contractions.

NounEdit

落花生

  1. peanut

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 花生 (“peanut”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 落花生
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 花生
Taxonomic name 落花生
Mandarin Beijing 花生
Taiwan 花生土豆
Harbin 花生
Jinan 花生長果
Xi'an 落花生花生
Xining 花生
Yinchuan 花生
Ürümqi 花生
Wuhan 花生
Chengdu 花生
Guiyang 花生
Yangzhou 花生
Nanjing 花生
Hefei 花生
Cantonese Guangzhou 花生
Hong Kong 花生
Taishan 花生
Yangjiang 地豆
Gan Nanchang 花生
Hakka Meixian 番豆
Xingning 番豆
Huidong (Huizhou) 地豆
Qujiang 地豆
Xiaosanjiang 番豆
Changting 番豆
Pingyu 番豆
Wuping 番豆
Liancheng 花生
Ninghua 番豆
Ruijin 番豆
Shicheng 花生
Shangyou 花生
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 番豆
Liudui (S. Sixian) 番豆
Hsinchu (Hailu) 地豆
Dongshi (Dabu) 地豆
Zhuolan (Raoping) 地豆
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 地豆
Jin Taiyuan 花生
Min Bei Jian'ou 花生
Min Dong Fuzhou 花生
Min Nan Xiamen 塗豆落花生
Quanzhou 塗豆落花生
Zhangzhou 塗豆落花生
Taipei 塗豆
Kaohsiung 塗豆
Tainan 塗豆
Taichung 塗豆
Yilan 塗豆
Lukang 塗豆
Sanxia 塗豆
Kinmen 塗豆
Magong 塗豆
Hsinchu 塗豆
Malaysia 塗豆
Chaozhou 地豆
Pinghua Nanning 花生
Wu Shanghai 花生長生果
Suzhou 長生果花生
Hangzhou 花生落花生
Wenzhou 落花生落角生
Xiang Changsha 花生
Shuangfeng 落花生花生

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
らく > らっ
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

落花生 ‎(hiragana らっかせい, romaji rakkasei)

  1. peanut

SynonymsEdit