胡瓜

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Chinese[edit]

what why how; foreign
 
melon; claw; gourd; squash
simp. and trad.
(胡瓜)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

胡瓜

  1. cucumber

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

胡瓜 (hiragana きゅうり, katakana キュウリ, rōmaji kyūri, historical hiragana きうり)

  1. cucumber
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as キュウリ.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

胡瓜 (hiragana きうり, rōmaji kiuri)

  1. cucumber

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

胡瓜 (hiragana そばうり, rōmaji sobauri)

  1. (obsolete) cucumber

References[edit]

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

Kikai[edit]

Noun[edit]

胡瓜 (hiragana きうい, romaji kiui)

  1. cucumber


Okinawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

胡瓜 (hiragana きーうい, romaji kīui)

  1. cucumber