穿山甲

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
穿
せん
Jinmeiyō
さん > ざん
Grade: 1
こう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

穿山甲 (hiragana せんざんこう, romaji senzankō)

  1. pangolin

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.
穿

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chuānshānjiǎ
Zhuyin ㄔㄨㄢ ㄕㄢ ㄐㄧㄚˇ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰu̯a̠n⁵⁵ ʂa̠n⁵⁵ t͡ɕi̯a̠²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

穿山甲 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin chuānshānjiǎ)

  1. pangolin
  2. scales of the pangolin (a substance used in traditional Chinese medicine to promote blood flow and alleviate blood stasis.)

See also[edit]

  • 药材 (medicinal materials of traditional Chinese medicine)

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