玻璃

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Chinese[edit]

glass colored glaze; glass
simp. and trad.
(玻璃)

Etymology[edit]

From Pali phalika ‎(crystal), from Sanskrit स्फटिक ‎(sphaṭika).

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Noun[edit]

玻璃

  1. glass   (Classifier: m; m)
  2. generic term for any film material with glass-like transparency, such as cellophane, nylon, plastic, etc.   (Classifier: m; m)

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References[edit]

  • Duffus, William, "glass" (p. 123) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

玻璃 ‎(hiragana はり, romaji hari)

  1. glass, crystal

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