昆布

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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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kūnbù
Zhuyin ㄎㄨㄣ ㄅㄨˋ
IPA (key) /kʰu̯ən⁵⁵ pu⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

昆布 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kūnbù)

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

Synonyms[edit]