葫蘆

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See also: 葫芦

Chinese[edit]

Allium scorodoprasum; bottle gourd rush; reed; Phragmites communis
trad. (葫蘆)
simp. (葫芦)
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Noun[edit]

葫蘆

  1. bottle gourd; calabash

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

葫蘆 ‎(hiragana ころ, romaji 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.