南瓜

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Chinese[edit]

south
 
melon; claw; gourd
melon; claw; gourd; squash
simp. and trad.
(南瓜)
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Noun[edit]

南瓜

  1. pumpkin; winter squash (plant of the genus Cucurbita or its fruit)

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  • Zhuang: namzgva

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Jinmeiyō
Irregular
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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese Camboja (Cambodia).[1] The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 南瓜.

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Noun[edit]

南瓜(カボチャ) (kabocha

  1. pumpkin; squash

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN