See also: 萝卜



radish turnip
trad. (蘿蔔)
simp. (萝卜)
alt. forms


Unknown. This word was attested in various forms since early Old Chinese, and is the source of many of the terms for "radish, turnip" in other languages in modern China. The basic form seems to be *(ra)buk.



蘿蔔 (Chinese cuisine, botany)

  1. radish
  2. turnip
  3. daikon; Chinese radish


Dialectal synonyms of 蘿蔔 (“daikon; Chinese radish”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 萊菔蘆菔紫花菘溫菘土酥
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蘿蔔
Taxonomic name 蘿蔔
Mandarin Beijing 蘿蔔
Taiwan 蘿蔔菜頭
Harbin 蘿蔔蘿貝
Jinan 蘿蔔
Muping 蘿蔔
Luoyang 蘿蔔
Wanrong 蘿蔔
Xi'an 蘿蔔
Xining 蘿蔔
Xuzhou 蘿蔔辣蘿蔔
Yinchuan 蘿蔔
Ürümqi 蘿蔔
Wuhan 蘿蔔
Chengdu 蘿蔔
Guiyang 蘿蔔
Liuzhou 蘿蔔
Yangzhou 蘿蔔
Nanjing 蘿蔔
Hefei 蘿蔔
Nantong 蘿蔔
Malaysia 蘿蔔
Singapore 蘿蔔
Cantonese Guangzhou 蘿蔔
Hong Kong 蘿蔔
Dongguan 蘿蔔蘿蔔菜
Taishan 蘿蔔
Yangjiang 蘿蔔
Gan Nanchang 蘿蔔
Lichuan 蘿蔔
Pingxiang 蘿蔔
Hakka Meixian 蘿蔔長菜
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蘿蔔蘿蔔仔菜頭
Liudui (S. Sixian) 蘿蔔仔菜頭
Hsinchu (Hailu) 菜頭蘿蔔
Dongshi (Dabu) 蘿蔔菜頭
Zhuolan (Raoping) 菜頭
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 菜頭
Hui Jixi 蘿蔔
Jin Taiyuan 蘿蔔
Xinzhou 蘿蔔
Min Bei Jian'ou 蘿蔔
Min Dong Fuzhou 菜頭
Min Nan Xiamen 菜頭
Quanzhou 菜頭
Zhangzhou 菜頭
Taipei 菜頭
Kaohsiung 菜頭
Tainan 菜頭
Taichung 菜頭
Yilan 菜頭
Lukang 菜頭
Sanxia 菜頭
Kinmen 菜頭
Magong 菜頭
Hsinchu 菜頭
Malaysia 菜頭
Chaozhou 菜頭
Haikou 菜頭
Leizhou 菜頭
Pinghua Nanning 蘿蔔
Wu Shanghai 蘿蔔
Suzhou 蘿蔔
Hangzhou 蘿蔔
Wenzhou 菜頭
Chongming 勞蔔
Danyang 老蔔
Jinhua 蘿蔔
Ningbo 蘿蔔
Xiang Changsha 蘿蔔
Shuangfeng 蘿蔔
Loudi 蘿蔔


Derived termsEdit


Sino-Xenic (蘿蔔):