士多啤梨

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(士多啤梨)
啤梨

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English strawberry. Favoured over 草莓 (cou2 mui4, “strawberry”) due to homophony of the latter with (mui4), as in 倒霉 (dou2 mui4, “unlucky”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

士多啤梨

  1. (chiefly Cantonese) strawberry

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 草莓 (“strawberry”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 草莓
Taxonomic name 草莓
Mandarin Beijing 草莓
Taiwan 草莓
Harbin 馬林果兒
Cantonese Guangzhou 士多啤梨
Hong Kong 士多啤梨
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 草莓刺波仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 草莓刺波仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 草莓竻波仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 草莓刺波
Zhuolan (Raoping) 草莓竻波仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 草莓刺波子
Min Dong Fuzhou 草莓
Min Nan Xiamen 草莓
Quanzhou 草莓
Zhangzhou 草莓
Taipei 草莓刺波
Kaohsiung 草莓刺波