人參

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people ginseng
trad. (人參/人蔘) /
simp. (人参)
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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)

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (人參):

Others:

References[edit]

  • Duffus, William (1883), “ginseng”, in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, Swatow: English Presbyterian Mission Press, page 122

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
じん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

人參(にんじん) (ninjin (kyūjitai, shinjitai 人参)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 人参 (carrot)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

人參 (insam) (hangeul 인삼)

  1. Alternative form of 人蔘

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

人參

  1. Hán tự form of nhân sâm (ginseng).