人参

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 4

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Noun[edit]

人参 (counter , hiragana にんじん, romaji ninjin)

  1. a carrot (a vegetable)

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. or
trad. or 人參

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally "man root" (referring to the root's characteristic forked shape, resembling the legs of a man).

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin rénshēn
Zhuyin ㄖㄣˊ ㄕㄣ
IPA (key) /ʐən³⁵ ʂən⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

人参 (simplified, Pinyin rénshēn, traditional 人蔘 or 人參)

  1. ginseng

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