蒲公英

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Chinese[edit]

calamus
 
just; honorable; public; common; fair; duke; mister
 
flower; hero; brave; outstanding; (abbrev) Britain; English
trad. (蒲公英)
simp. #(蒲公英)
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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蒲公英

  1. dandelion (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum)

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 蒲公英 (“dandelion”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蒲公英
Mandarin Beijing 婆婆丁
Taiwan 蒲公英
Harbin 婆婆丁
Hailar 婆婆丁
Qingdao 婆婆丁
Cantonese Hong Kong 蒲公英
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 鵝仔菜, 兔仔菜
Liudui (S. Sixian) 茅麥仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 兔仔菜, 鵝仔菜
Dongshi (Dabu) 兔菜, 鵝菜
Hsinchu (Raoping) 鵝仔菜, 兔仔菜
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 鵝子菜
Jin Hohhot 固固英
Min Nan Xiamen 大號兔草, 蒲公英
Zhangzhou 覓鶚刺

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (蒲公英):

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2 Grade: 4
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蒲公英 (hiragana たんぽぽ, katakana タンポポ, rōmaji tanpopo)

  1. a dandelion (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN