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(phonetic character); (final part.); (interj.); flatter; an initial particle; prefix to names of people
glue; gum
trad. (阿膠)
simp. (阿胶)
 
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EtymologyEdit

From (Ē), short for 東阿东阿 (Dōng'ē, “Dong'e County”), where ejiao is produced + (jiāo, “gelatin”).

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阿膠

  1. donkey-hide gelatin; ejiao (substance used in traditional Chinese medicine as a blood tonic)
    阿膠紅棗 / 阿胶红枣  ―  ējiāo hóngzǎo gāo  ―  donkey-hide gelatin jujube (red date) cake