胭脂

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(胭脂)
variant forms 焉支
燕支
撚支
臙脂

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Xiongnu language. Cognate with 閼氏阏氏 (yānzhī).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

胭脂

  1. rouge; fard
  2. (Min Nan) lipstick

Derived terms[edit]