淡水

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たん
Grade: S
すい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(tan, 淡い: awai, tasteless) +‎ (-すい, "-sui", water)

Noun[edit]

淡水 (hiragana たんすい, romaji tansui)

  1. fresh water

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dànshuǐ
Zhuyin ㄉㄢˋ ㄕㄨㄟˇ
IPA (key) /ta̠n⁵¹ ʂu̯eɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
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Noun[edit]

淡水 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dànshuǐ)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) fresh water, potable water, drinking water

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Proper noun[edit]

淡水 (traditional and simplified, POJ Tām-chúi)

  1. Tamsui/Danshui, a sea-side town in Taipei County