鬱金

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See also: 郁金

Chinese[edit]

dense (growth); melancholy metal; gold; money
trad. (鬱金)
simp. (郁金)
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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “related to كركم?”

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (34) (28)
Final () (60) (140)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɨut̚/ /kˠiɪm/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔiut̚/ /kᵚim/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuət̚/ /kiem/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔut̚/ /kjim/
Li
Rong
/ʔiuət̚/ /kjəm/
Wang
Li
/ĭuət̚/ /kĭĕm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯uət̚/ /ki̯əm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yu jīn

Noun[edit]

鬱金

  1. zedoary, the root of Curcuma zedoaria (used as an herb in traditional Chinese medicine)

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
うち > う
Grade: S
こん
Grade: 1
Irregular goon

Etymology 1[edit]

/uk̚koɴ//ukoɴ/

Shift from ukkon below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

鬱金 (hiragana うこん, katakana ウコン, rōmaji ukon)

  1. turmeric (Curcuma longa)
    Synonyms: 黄染草 (kizomegusa), ターメリック (tāmerikku)
    Hypernym: 生姜 (shōga)
  2. a dye extracted from the rhizome of the turmeric
  3. Short for 鬱金色 (ukon-iro): saffron yellow
  4. Short for 鬱金桜 (ukonzakura): a 里桜 (satozakura) cultivar, Prunus lannesiana
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
うち > うっ
Grade: S
こん
Grade: 1
goon

/uti komʉ//uk̚komʉ//uk̚koɴ/

From Middle Chinese 鬱金 (MC ʔɨut̚ kˠiɪm).

Noun[edit]

鬱金 (hiragana うっこん, katakana ウッコン, rōmaji ukkon)

  1. (archaic) turmeric (Curcuma longa)
  2. saffron yellow
  3. Short for 鬱金香 (ukkonkō): a tulip
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References[edit]

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