烏梅

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Chinese[edit]

 
a crow; black; not; empty; void
plum flower
trad. (烏梅)
simp. (乌梅)

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Noun[edit]

烏梅

  1. smoked ume (used in traditional Chinese medicine)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 4

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 烏梅.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

烏梅 (hiragana うばい, romaji ubai)

  1. (medicine) an unripe Japanese ume that has been smoked over a fire until black, used as a pigment and in traditional medicines to treat inflammation of the throat

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