珊瑚

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

珊瑚

  1. coral

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō
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珊瑚

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 珊瑚.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

珊瑚 (hiragana さんご, katakana サンゴ, romaji sango)

  1. coral

Usage notes[edit]

As with many biology terms, this term is often written in katakana, as サンゴ. However, due to the large number of homophones in Japanese, dictionaries will often list such terms under the kanji spelling for disambiguation purposes.

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