人參

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
ginseng; take part in; participate; join; attend; to join; unequal; varied; irregular; to counsel; uneven; not uniform
trad. (人參/人蔘) /
simp. (人参)
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人參

Etymology[edit]

Referring to the root's characteristic forked shape, resembling the legs of a man.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

人參

  1. ginseng (any of several plants, of the genus Panax)

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (人參):

Others:

References[edit]

  • Duffus, William, "ginseng" (p. 122) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.