枇杷

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō

Noun[edit]

枇杷 (hiragana びわ, romaji biwa)

  1. loquat

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From 琵琶 The fruit is said to resemble the musical instrument in shape.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin pípá
Zhuyin ㄆㄧˊ ㄆㄚˊ
IPA (key) /pʰi³⁵ pʰa̠³⁵/

Noun[edit]

枇杷 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin pípá)

  1. loquat
Loquat fruit