花椒

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

  • from ("flower") + ("pepper")

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huājiāo
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄚ ㄐㄧㄠ
IPA (key) /xu̯a̠⁵⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

花椒 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin huājiāo)

  1. Sichuan pepper (species in the genus Zanthoxylum). (It is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat asthma, bloated stomach and hypertension.)

See also[edit]

  • 药材 (medicinal materials of traditional Chinese medicine)

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