Japanese Word Entry

延命草
Kana:えんめいそう
Romaji:enmeisou
Definition: plectranthus

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Chinese characters used in this word

prolong, stretching, delay, postpone, defer
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄢˊ (yán)
Cantonese: jin4
Japanese: エン (en) / の.びる (nobiru)、 の.べる (noberu)、 の.べ (nobe)、 の.ばす (nobasu)
Korean: 연 (yeon)
Vietnamese: duyên, dang

fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint, luck, an order, instruction
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄧㄥˋ (mìng)
Cantonese: meng6, ming6
Japanese: メイ (mei)、 ミョウ (myou) / いのち (inochi)、 おおせ (oose)、 みこと (mikoto)
Korean: 명 (myeong)
Vietnamese: mệnh

grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft, straw, thatch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘㄠˇ (cǎo), ㄗㄠˋ (zào)
Cantonese: cou2
Japanese: ソウ (sou) / くさ (kusa)、 くさ- (kusa-)、 -ぐさ (-gusa)
Korean: 초 (cho)
Vietnamese: thảo
Variants
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