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See also: 葫芦

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ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (葫蘆)
simp. (葫芦)
alt. forms 壺蘆壶芦
胡盧胡卢
胡蘆胡芦
 
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葫蘆

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “Guoyu Cidian has "以其果實狀似壺及蘆,故稱為「壺蘆」", but how does it look like reed?”

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NounEdit

葫蘆

  1. bottle gourd; calabash

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (葫蘆):

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 葫蘆 (/huo luo/, literally gourd + rushes, reeds). Compare modern Min Nan reading hô͘-lô͘.

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NounEdit

葫蘆 (hiragana ころ, rōmaji koro)

  1. bottle gourd, calabash

Usage notesEdit

This term koro appears to be quite rare. The term 瓢箪 (hyōtan) is used more commonly to mean gourd or calabash.