茶葉

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See also: 茶叶

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

tea; tea plant leaf; page
trad. (茶葉)
simp. (茶叶)
alternative forms 茶箬 Min Nan

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

茶葉

  1. tea leaf; tea (Classifier: m;  c;  m c)
    準備上好茶葉 [MSC, trad.]
    准备上好茶叶 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ gěi nǐ zhǔnbèi le shànghǎo de cháyè. [Pinyin]
    I have prepared the finest tea leaves for you.
    居然沒有客人準備飲料瓜子茶葉 [MSC, trad.]
    居然没有客人准备饮料瓜子茶叶 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā jūrán méiyǒu gěi kèrén zhǔnbèi yān, jiǔ, yǐnliào, táng, guāzǐ huò cháyè. [Pinyin]
    Unexpectedly, he hadn't prepared cigarettes, liquor or other beverages, sweets, melon seeds, or tea for the guests.
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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (茶葉):
  • Japanese: 茶葉(ちゃよう) (chayō)
  • Korean: 다엽(茶葉) (dayeop)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 茶箬 (“tea leaf”).
(This term is a variant form of 茶箬).

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちゃ
Grade: 2
は > ば
Grade: 3
jūbakoyomi

Compound of (cha, tea) +‎ (ha, leaf). The ha changes to ba as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ちゃ)() (chaba

  1. tea leaf

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちゃ
Grade: 2
よう
Grade: 3
kan’yōon on’yomi

/t͡ɕajepu//t͡ɕajefu//t͡ɕajeu//t͡ɕajoː/

From Middle Chinese compound 茶葉 (MC drae yep, “tea leaf”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ちゃ)(よう) (chayōちやえふ (tyaefu)?

  1. tea leaf

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

茶葉 (dayeop) (hangeul 다엽)

  1. Hanja form? of 다엽 (tea leaf).