高良薑

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See also: 高良姜

Chinese[edit]

ginger
trad. (高良薑)
simp. (高良姜)
alt. forms 高莨薑高莨姜

Etymology[edit]

First element is from 高涼高凉 (“ancient placename in China”), with (“cold”) changed to its homophone (“good”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

高良薑

  1. (traditional Chinese medicine) rhizome of the galangal. (An herb used in traditional Chinese medicine as an antibiotic; to warm the stomach, and to improve digestion.)

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