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calamus
 
just; honorable; public; common; fair; duke; mister
 
flower; hero; brave; outstanding; (abbrev) Britain; English
trad. (蒲公英)
simp. #(蒲公英)
 
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NounEdit

蒲公英

  1. dandelion (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum)

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 蒲公英 (“dandelion”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蒲公英
Mandarin Beijing 婆婆丁
Taiwan 蒲公英
Harbin 婆婆丁
Hailar 婆婆丁
Qingdao 婆婆丁
Cantonese Hong Kong 蒲公英
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 鵝仔菜, 兔仔菜
Liudui (S. Sixian) 茅蕒仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 兔仔菜, 鵝仔菜
Dongshi (Dabu) 兔菜, 鵝菜
Hsinchu (Raoping) 鵝仔菜, 兔仔菜
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 鵝子菜
Jin Hohhot 固固英
Min Nan Xiamen 大號兔草, 蒲公英
Zhangzhou 覓鶚刺

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (蒲公英):

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2 Grade: 4
Irregular
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蒲公英 (hiragana たんぽぽ, katakana タンポポ, rōmaji tanpopo)

  1. dandelion (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
こう
Grade: 2
えい
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蒲公英 (hiragana ほこうえい, katakana ホコウエイ, rōmaji hokōei)

  1. dandelion

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN