甘草

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Chinese[edit]

sweet; willingly; Gansu province (abbrev.)
 
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
simp. and trad.
(甘草)
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甘草 (Written Standard Chinese?)
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kâm-chhó (Hakka)
găng-chō̤ (Min Dong)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

甘草

  1. licorice root (Glycyrrhiza uralensis, often used in traditional Chinese medicine to improve qi)

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
そう > ぞう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Middle Chinese 甘草

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

甘草 (hiragana かんぞう, katakana カンゾウ, rōmaji kanzō, historical hiragana かんざう)

  1. licorice
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: S
くさ
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

(ama, sweet) +‎ (kusa, grass)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

甘草 (hiragana あまくさ, rōmaji amakusa)

  1. licorice

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1
Irregular

(ama, sweet) +‎ (ki, tree)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [a̠ma̠kʲi]

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Noun[edit]

甘草 (hiragana あまき, rōmaji amaki)

  1. (obsolete) licorice

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

甘草 (gamcho) (hangeul 감초)

  1. Hanja form? of 감초, “licorice”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

甘草

  1. Hán tự form of cam thảo, “licorice