百香果

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Chinese[edit]

hundred
 
fragrant; incense; (of food) savory; appetizing; sweet; scented; popular
fruit; result
simp. and trad.
(百香果)

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of English passion fruit + (guǒ, “fruit”). First used in Taiwan in 1960.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

百香果

  1. passion fruit

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 百香果 (“passion fruit”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 西番蓮果, 百香果, 西番果
Mandarin Beijing 雞蛋果
Taiwan 百香果
Cantonese Hong Kong 熱情果
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 時計果2
Liudui (S. Sixian) 時計果2
Hsinchu (Hailu) 時計果1, 時計果2
Dongshi (Dabu) 時計果2, 時鐘墜
Hsinchu (Raoping) 時計果1, 時計果2
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 百香果
Min Nan Taipei 百香果
Kaohsiung 時計果1
Tainan 時計果1
Taichung 時計果1
Wuqi 時計果1
Hsinchu 百香果
Taitung 時計果1
Lukang 時計果1
Yilan 番仔𡳞脬
Magong 時計果1