葫蘆

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See also: 葫芦

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (葫蘆)
simp. (葫芦)
alt. forms 壺蘆壶芦
胡盧胡卢
胡蘆胡芦
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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Guoyu Cidian has "以其果實狀似壺及蘆,故稱為「壺蘆」", but how does it look like reed?”

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

葫蘆

  1. () bottle gourd; calabash

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (葫蘆):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 葫蘆 (/huo luo/, literally gourd + rushes, reeds). Compare modern Min Nan reading hô͘-lô͘.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

葫蘆 (hiragana ころ, rōmaji koro)

  1. bottle gourd, calabash

Usage notes[edit]

This term koro appears to be quite rare. The term 瓢箪 (hyōtan) is used more commonly to mean gourd or calabash.