甘露

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Chinese[edit]

sweet; willingly; Gansu province (abbrev.)
 
to show; to reveal; to expose
to show; to reveal; to expose; dew
simp. and trad.
(甘露)

Etymology[edit]

Translation of Sanskrit अमृत (amṛta, immortal). Tibetan equivalent is བདུད་རྩི (bdud rtsi).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

甘露

  1. (Buddhism) amrita
  2. (mythology) immortality potion
  3. sweet dew
  4. honeydew (sweet, sticky secretion by aphids); nectar

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Proper noun[edit]

甘露

  1. (Hong Kong, Taiwan) Kamloops (a city in British Columbia, Canada)

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (甘露):
  • Japanese: (かん)() (kanro)
  • Korean: 감로 (甘露, gamno)
  • Vietnamese: cam lộ (甘露)