大黄

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
おう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

大黄 (hiragana だいおう, romaji daiō)

  1. rhubarb

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 大黃

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàihuáng
Zhuyin ㄉㄞˋ ㄏㄨㄤˊ
IPA (key) /taɪ̯⁵¹ xu̯ɑŋ³⁵/

Noun[edit]

大黄 (simplified, Pinyin dàihuáng, traditional 大黃)

  1. root and rhizome of the rhubarb. An herb used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat burns and scalding (external use); to treat blood in stool, blood clots and tumors (internal use).

See also[edit]

  • 泻下药 (cathartical medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)

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