林檎

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Chinese[edit]

woods; forest (fruit)
simp. and trad.
(林檎)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

林檎

  1. (Min Nan) apple (fruit, tree)
  2. Chinese pear-leaved crabapple
  3. wedding gift

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
りん
Grade: 1

Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

林檎 ‎(hiragana りんご, katakana リンゴ, romaji ringo)

  1. apple (fruit, tree)
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as リンゴ.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [rjɯᵝːɡ̃o̞ː]

Noun[edit]

林檎 ‎(hiragana りゅうごう, romaji ryūgō, historical hiragana りうごう)

  1. (obsolete) apple (fruit, tree)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9