茄子

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Chinese[edit]

A purple eggplant which has been sliced in half, showing the inside. The flesh surrounding the seeds is already beginning to oxidize and turn brown just minutes after slicing.
simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From ("eggplant," "aubergine") + (a suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

茄子

  1. eggplant; aubergine

Interjection[edit]

茄子

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) (when taking a photograph) cheese!

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

なすび from なつ(の)み "summer fruit"

Noun[edit]

茄子 (hiragana なす, romaji nasu)
茄子 (hiragana なすび, romaji nasubi)

  1. eggplant