桃花

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Chinese[edit]

peach
 
flower; blossom; to spend (money, time); fancy pattern
simp. and trad.
(桃花)

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (桃花, reconstructed)
Character (桃), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒刀切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑu/ /dʱɑu/ /dɑu/ /dɑu/ /daw/ /dɑu/ /dɑu/
Character (花), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 麻
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 呼瓜切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɣua/ /xwa/ /xua/ /hʷɯa/ /hwaɨ/ /xwa/ /xua/

Noun[edit]

桃花

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) peach blossom

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S

Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 桃花 (daw xwæ). Compare modern Chinese 桃花 (táohuā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桃花 (hiragana とうか, romaji tōka)

  1. a peach blossom

Proper noun[edit]

桃花 (hiragana とうか, romaji Tōka)

  1. A female given name

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
もも
Grade: S

Grade: 1
yutōyomi

A given name. Compound of (momo, peach, kun'yomi) +‎ (ka, flower, on'yomi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

桃花 (hiragana ももか, romaji Momoka)

  1. A female given name