饅頭

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Chinese[edit]

steamed bread suff. for nouns; head
trad. (饅頭)
simp. (馒头)
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饅頭
The Nanxiang Mantou Restaurant in Shanghai, actually selling filled bun.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

饅頭

  1. Steamed bun in China was called mantou in ancient times regardless of having filling or not. In Modern Chinese, it has two meanings:
    1. A Chinese plain steamed bun (without any filling).
    2. (Wu) Filled steamed buns.

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 包子 (bāozi, “filled steamed bun”)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2
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Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 饅頭.

Note that in modern Chinese, 饅頭 means an unfilled bun; 包子 ‎(bāozi) is the term for a filled bun.

Noun[edit]

Age manju at Takemura, Kanda, Tokyo.jpg

饅頭 ‎(hiragana まんじゅう, romaji manjū)

  1. Manjū, a type of bun typically with bean paste filling

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

饅頭 ‎(mandu) ‎(hangeul 만두)

  1. Hanja form? of 만두, “mandu; Korean dumpling”.