雌黃

ChineseEdit

female
 
yellow; sulfur; erotic; (surname)
trad. (雌黃)
simp. (雌黄)

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese (“feminine”) + (“yellow”), as distinguished from 雄黃雄黄 (realgar, lit. "manly yellow").

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

雌黃

  1. gamboge
  2. orpiment

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