五味子

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

  • ("five") + ("flavor") ("fruit," "berry")

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wǔwèizi
Zhuyin ㄨˇ ㄨㄟˋ ㄗ˙
IPA (key) /u²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹ d͡z̥z̩¹/

Noun[edit]

五味子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǔwèizi)

  1. Schisandra chinensis , a medicinal herb whose berries are used in traditional Chinese medicine

See also[edit]

  • 固涩药 (astringents in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)