牡蠣

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See also: 牡蛎

Chinese[edit]

male oyster
trad. (牡蠣)
simp. (牡蛎)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

牡蠣

  1. oyster

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 牡蠣 (“oyster”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 牡蠣牡蛤蠣蛤古賁
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 牡蠣
Taxonomic name 牡蠣
Mandarin Beijing 牡蠣
Taiwan 牡蠣蚵仔
Muping 海蠣子
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Dongguan
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蚵仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 蚵仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蚵仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping) 蚵仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Min Dong Fuzhou
Fuqing
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen 蚵仔
Quanzhou 蚵仔
Zhangzhou 蚵仔
Taipei 蚵仔
Kaohsiung 蚵仔
Tainan 蚵仔
Taichung 蚵仔
Hsinchu 蚵仔
Lukang 蚵仔
Sanxia
Yilan 蚵仔
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Chaozhou
Haifeng
Leizhou
Puxian Min Putian
Xianyou
Wu Wenzhou 蠣膏
Ningbo 蠣黃

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Hyōgaiji
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

牡蠣 (hiragana かき, katakana カキ, rōmaji kaki)

  1. oyster (edible)

See also[edit]

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