饅頭

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See also: 馒头

Chinese[edit]

head; (noun suffix)
trad. (饅頭)
simp. (馒头)
alternative forms 曼頭曼头
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Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Connection to Central Asian manti? From ?”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: maan4 tau4 - rare.

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)
  4. (Philippines Hokkien) bread
  5. (figuratively, slang) breast; tits

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (饅頭):
  • Japanese: (まん)(じゅう) (manjū, a type of bun typically with bean paste filling)
  • Korean: 만두 (饅頭, mandu, “Korean dumpling”)

Others:

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まん
Hyōgaiji
じゅう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 饅頭.

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

饅頭

饅頭(まんじゅう) (manjū (historical kana まんぢゆう)

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

饅頭 (mandu) (hangeul 만두)

  1. Hanja form? of 만두 (mandu; Korean dumpling).