See also: 葫芦

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ChineseEdit

Allium scorodoprasum; bottle gourd rush; reed; Phragmites communis
trad. (葫蘆)
simp. (葫芦)
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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

葫蘆

  1. bottle gourd; calabash

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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.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

葫蘆 ‎(hiragana ころ, romaji 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.

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