甜不辣

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Chinese[edit]

sweet not; no hot (spicy); pungent
trad. (甜不辣)
simp. #(甜不辣)
Literally: “sweet, not spicy”.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of Japanese (てん)()() (tenpura).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

甜不辣

  1. tempura (though Taiwanese tempura is more a variant of oden)

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