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.

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Noun[edit]

饅頭

  1. Chinese steamed bun (without filling); mantou
  2. (Wu) steamed bun with filling; baozi
  3. (archaic) steamed bun (with or without filling)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まん
Hyōgaiji
じゅう
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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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.

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Noun[edit]

饅頭

饅頭 ‎(hiragana まんじゅう, romaji manjū, historical hiragana まんぢゆう)

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

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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 word

Noun[edit]

饅頭 ‎(mandu) ‎(hangeul 만두)

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