Japanese Word Entry

肥後椿
Kana:ひごつばき
Romaji:higotsubaki
Definition: higo camelia (Camellia japonica var.)
Alternative reading: ヒゴツバキ (higotsubaki)

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Chinese characters used in this word

fertilizer, get fat, fertile, manure, pamper, fat, plump, obese
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄟˊ (féi), ㄅㄧˇ (bǐ)
Cantonese: fei4
Japanese: ヒ (hi) / こ.える (koeru)、 こえ (koe)、 こ.やす (koyasu)、 こ.やし (koyashi)、 ふと.る (futoru)
Korean: 비 (bi)
Vietnamese: phì

behind, back, later, rear, after, descendents
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄡˋ (hòu)
Cantonese: hau6
Japanese: ゴ (go)、 コウ (kou) / のち (nochi)、 うし.ろ (ushiro)、 あと (ato)、 おく.れる (okureru)
Korean: 후 (hu)
Vietnamese: hậu, hấu
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

椿 camellia, father, a plant with white flowers
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄣ (chūn)
Cantonese: ceon1
Japanese: チン (chin)、 チュン (chun) / つばき (tsubaki)
Korean: 춘 (chun)
Vietnamese: xuân, thung