薄荷

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Chinese[edit]

 
thin; slight; meagre; small; ungenerous; unkind; mean; frivolous; despise; belittle; to approach; to go near; peppermint
peppermint; to carry burden; lotus
simp. and trad.
(薄荷)
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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

薄荷

  1. mint (Mentha) plants, including peppermint

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (薄荷):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
はく > はっ
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 薄荷

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

薄荷 (hiragana はっか, katakana ハッカ, rōmaji hakka, historical hiragana はくか, historical katakana ハクカ)

  1. Synonym of ミント (minto, mint) (plant)
  2. Short for 日本薄荷 (Nihon hakka, Japanese mint).

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

薄荷 (bakha) (hangeul 박하)

  1. Hanja form? of 박하, “mint”.

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 薄荷. Attested in the 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”) as はくか.[1]

Noun[edit]

薄荷 (hiragana ふぁっか, romaji fakka, hiragana はっか, romaji hakka)

  1. mint

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1896: 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”). In Japanese. http://kindai.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/992016/80

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

薄荷

  1. Hán tự form of bạc hà, “mint