爆竹

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Chinese[edit]

to crack; to explode or burst bamboo
simp. and trad.
(爆竹)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

爆竹

  1. firecracker

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 鞭炮 (“firecrackers”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 鞭炮
Mandarin Beijing 鞭炮爆竹
Taiwan 鞭炮爆竹
Chengdu 火炮兒爆竹鞭炮
Cantonese Guangzhou 炮仗
Hong Kong 炮仗
Taishan 炮仗
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 爆竹紙炮紙炮仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 爆竹紙炮
Hsinchu (Hailu) 爆竹紙炮
Dongshi (Dabu) 爆竹紙炮
Zhuolan (Raoping) 爆竹紙炮
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 爆竹
Min Nan Xiamen 炮仔
Quanzhou 炮仔
Zhangzhou 炮仔
Taipei 炮仔
Kaohsiung 炮仔
Penang
Wu Wenzhou 炮仗

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ばく
Grade: S
ちく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

爆竹 (hiragana ばくちく, rōmaji bakuchiku)

  1. a firecracker

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.