檸檬

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See also: 柠檬

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (檸檬)
simp. (柠檬)
alt. forms 黎檬
黎朦
宜蒙
來檬来檬
萊檬莱檬

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit निम्बू (nimbū). For Taiwanese Min Nan and Hakka, via Japanese 檸檬 (レモン) (remon).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • lêng5 mong5/lêng5 mou5 - literary;
  • lam5 mong2/nam5 mong2 - vernacular.

Noun[edit]

檸檬

  1. lemon (fruit, tree)

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
もん
Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Noun[edit]

檸檬 (katakana レモン, rōmaji remon)

  1. lemon

Derived terms[edit]