白木耳

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Chinese[edit]

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
wood ear; tree ear; black fungus Auricularia nigricans <= Auricularia polytricha
simp. and trad.
(白木耳)
木耳
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

白木耳

  1. snow fungus (Tremella fuciformis)
  2. (slang) virginal woman

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 銀耳 (“snow fungus”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 銀耳, 白木耳
Mandarin Beijing 銀耳
Taiwan 白木耳, 銀耳
Harbin 白木耳, 銀耳
Jinan 銀耳
Muping 銀耳
Luoyang 銀耳
Wanrong 白木耳, 銀耳
Xi'an 白木耳
Xining 銀耳
Xuzhou 銀耳, 白木耳
Yinchuan 銀耳
Lanzhou 銀耳
Ürümqi 白木耳
Wuhan 白木耳, 白耳子
Chengdu 白木耳, 銀耳
Guiyang 白木耳
Liuzhou 白木耳, 銀耳
Yangzhou 白木耳
Nanjing 白木耳
Nantong 白木耳
Cantonese Guangzhou 雪耳
Hong Kong 雪耳
Dongguan 雪耳
Gan Nanchang 白木耳
Lichuan 白雲耳
Pingxiang 白木耳
Hakka Meixian 白木耳
Yudu 白木耳
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 白木耳
Liudui (S. Sixian) 白木耳
Hsinchu (Hailu) 白木耳
Dongshi (Dabu) 白木耳
Hsinchu (Raoping) 白木耳
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 白木耳
Huizhou Jixi 白木耳
Jin Taiyuan 白木耳, 銀耳
Xinzhou 銀耳
Min Bei Jian'ou 白木耳
Min Dong Fuzhou 白木耳
Min Nan Xiamen 白木耳
Quanzhou 白木耳
Zhangzhou 白木耳
Penang 白木耳
Philippines (Manila) 白木耳
Haikou 白木耳
Pinghua Nanning (Tingzi) 銀耳, 雲耳
Wu Shanghai 白雲耳, 白木耳, 雲耳
Suzhou 白木耳
Hangzhou 白木耳
Wenzhou 白木耳
Chongming 白螞耳
Danyang 銀耳, 白木耳
Jinhua 白木耳
Ningbo 白木耳
Xiang Changsha 銀耳
Loudi 白木耳

Antonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しろ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
Grade: 1
kun’yomi Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (shiro, white) +‎ 木耳 (kikurage, Judas ear fungus).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

白木耳 (hiragana しろきくらげ, katakana シロキクラゲ, rōmaji shirokikurage)

  1. a type of fungi belonging to the Tremellaceae family; Tremella fuciformis, snow fungus.