水仙

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Chinese[edit]

water; river immortal
simp. and trad.
(水仙)
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水仙 (Written Standard Chinese?)
水仙属 (Written Standard Chinese?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

水仙

  1. paperwhite; Chinese sacred lily (Narcissus tazetta)
  2. () narcissus (any of several bulbous flowering plants of the genus Narcissus)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (水仙):

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
せん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 水仙

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

水仙 (hiragana すいせん, katakana スイセン, rōmaji suisen)

  1. narcissus (any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.