杏子

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Chinese[edit]

apricot
 
child; son; (noun suffix)
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
trad. (杏子)
simp. #(杏子)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

杏子

  1. apricot

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (杏子):
  • Japanese: 杏子(あんず) (anzu)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あん
Jinmeiyō
す > ず
Grade: 1
tōon
Alternative spelling
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From a dialect of Chinese 杏子, compare Cantonese 杏子 (hang6 zi2).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(あん)() (anzu

  1. an apricot, especially the Armenian plum, Prunus armeniaca
    Synonym: 唐桃 (karamomo)
    Hypernym: 薔薇 (bara)
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts (where katakana is customary), as アンズ.

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Translingual: ansu
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
もも
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
irregular kun’yomi
Kanji in this term
きょう
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper noun[edit]

(きょう)() (Kyōko

  1. a female given name

(もも)() (Momoko

  1. a female given name