桃源

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Chinese[edit]

peach root; source; origin
simp. and trad.
(桃源)
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Etymology[edit]

See 世外桃源 (shìwàitáoyuán).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

桃源

  1. Short for 桃花源 (táohuāyuán, “The Peach Blossom Land; Shangri-La; Arcadia; lotus land; utopia”).

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Proper noun[edit]

桃源

  1. () Taoyuan (a district of Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
  2. () Taoyuan County (county in Hunan province, China)
  3. () Taoyuan (a township in Zhuxi, Shiyan, Hubei, China)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S
げん
Grade: 6
kan’on

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Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Chinese 桃源 (táoyuán, “The Peach Blossom Land; Shangri-La; Arcadia; lotus land; utopia”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桃源 (hiragana とうげん, rōmaji tōgen, historical hiragana たうげん)

  1. Shangri-La; utopia

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