香蕉

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Chinese[edit]

 
fragrant; incense; (of food) savory; appetizing; sweet; scented; popular
banana
simp. and trad.
(香蕉)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

香蕉

  1. banana (fruit) (Classifier: m c; m; m c)
  2. (slang, pejorative)banana”, i.e. a person of Asian descent who has assimilated into Western culture or married a Caucasian

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 香蕉 (“banana”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 香蕉
Mandarin Beijing 香蕉
Taiwan 香蕉
Tianjin 香蕉
Jinan 香蕉
Xi'an 香蕉
Wuhan 香蕉
Chengdu 香蕉
Yangzhou 香蕉
Hefei 香蕉
Cantonese Guangzhou 香蕉
Hong Kong 香蕉
Taishan 香蕉蕉果
Yangjiang 蕉子
Gan Nanchang 香蕉
Hakka Meixian 弓蕉香蕉
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 弓蕉
Liudui (S. Sixian) 弓蕉
Hsinchu (Hailu) 弓蕉
Dongshi (Dabu) 弓蕉
Zhuolan (Raoping) 弓蕉
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 弓蕉
Jin Taiyuan 香蕉
Min Bei Jian'ou 香蕉芭蕉果
Min Dong Fuzhou 芭蕉芭蕉果
Min Nan Xiamen 弓蕉
Quanzhou 弓蕉
Zhangzhou 牙蕉
Taipei 金蕉弓蕉
Kaohsiung 弓蕉
Tainan 弓蕉
Taichung 弓蕉
Hsinchu 弓蕉
Lukang 金蕉弓蕉
Sanxia 弓蕉
Yilan 弓蕉
Kinmen 弓蕉
Magong 弓蕉
Penang 弓蕉
Philippines (Manila) 弓蕉
Chaozhou 弓蕉
Wu Shanghai 香蕉
Suzhou 香蕉
Wenzhou 香蕉
Xiang Changsha 香蕉
Shuangfeng 香蕉

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