高粱

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See also: 高梁

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From ("tall") + ("maize; fine grain").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gāoliáng
Zhuyin ㄍㄠ ㄌㄧㄤˊ
IPA (key) /kɑʊ̯⁵⁵ li̯ɑŋ³⁵/

Noun[edit]

高粱 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gāoliáng)

  1. sorghum
  2. sorghum liquor (also known as kaoliang)

Min Nan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ("tall") + ("maize; fine grain").

Noun[edit]

高粱 (traditional and simplified, POJ ko-liông)

  1. sorghum
  2. sorghum liquor (also known as kaoliang)