牡丹

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Chinese[edit]

male
 
red; pellet; powder; cinnabar
simp. and trad.
(牡丹)
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牡丹

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

牡丹

  1. tree peony

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (牡丹):

Others:

Proper noun[edit]

牡丹

  1. () Mudan (a district of Heze, Shandong, China)
  2. () Mudan (a mountain indigenous township in Pingtung, Taiwan)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
たん
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 牡丹 (MC məuX tɑn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

牡丹 (hiragana ぼたん, katakana ボタン, rōmaji botan)

  1. a peony, especially the Chinese tree peony, Paeonia suffruticosa
    Synonyms: 国色 (kokushoku), 天香国色 (tenkō kokushoku), 隣草 (tonarigusa), 名取草 (natorigusa), 富貴草 (fūkigusa), 深見草 (fukamigusa)
  2. a 家紋 (kamon, family crest) with various designs of peony petals and twigs
  3. (historical) boar meat
  4. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
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Idioms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

牡丹 (hiragana ぼたん, rōmaji Botan)

  1. a place name
  2. a surname
  3. a female given name

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぼう
Jinmeiyō
たん
Grade: S
on’yomi

/botan//boːtan/

Long-pronounced form, replacing the kanyōon reading bo with the kan'on reading of . Primarily used in haiku, for example.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

牡丹 (hiragana ぼうたん, katakana ボウタン, rōmaji bōtan)

  1. a peony
  2. a 小袖 (kosode, short-sleeved robe) worn by maidservants of the Imperial Palace
  3. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

牡丹 (moran) (hangeul 모란)

  1. Hanja form? of 모란 (peony).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

牡丹

  1. Hán tự form of mẫu đơn (peony).