昆布

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Chinese[edit]

descendant; elder brother
 
to declare; to announce; to spread; to make known; spread; (cotton) cloth
simp. and trad.
(昆布)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

昆布

  1. seaweed, kelp, laminara, ecklonia (An herb used in traditional Chinese medicine.)

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: S
ふ > ぶ
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

昆布 (hiragana こんぶ, romaji konbu)

  1. kombu, kelp, tangle, laminara