Japanese Word Entry

八重山蛭木
Kana:やえやまひるぎ
Romaji:yaeyamahirugi
Definition: Rhizophora mucronata (species of mangrove)
Alternative reading: ヤエヤマヒルギ (yaeyamahirugi)

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Chinese characters used in this word

eight, eight radical (no. 12), all around, all sides
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄚ (bā), ㄅㄚˊ (bá)
Cantonese: baat3
Japanese: ハチ (hachi)、 ハツ (hatsu) / や (ya)、 や.つ (yatsu)、 やっ.つ (yattsu)、 よう (you)、 やたび (yatabi)
Korean: 팔 (pal)
Vietnamese: bát
Variants
Semantic variant form:

heavy, important, esteem, respect, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold, weighty, double
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng), ㄔㄨㄥˊ (chóng), ㄊㄨㄥˊ (tóng)
Cantonese: cung4, cung5, zung6
Japanese: ジュウ (juu)、 チョウ (chou) / え (e)、 おも.い (omoi)、 おも.り (omori)、 おも.なう (omonau)、 かさ.ねる (kasaneru)、 かさ.なる (kasanaru)、 おも (omo)
Korean: 중 (jung)
Vietnamese: trọng, trùng

mountain, hill, peak
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄢ (shān)
Cantonese: saan1
Japanese: サン (san)、 セン (sen) / やま (yama)
Korean: 산 (san)
Vietnamese: san, sơn

leech
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zat6
Japanese: シツ (shitsu)、 チツ (chitsu) / ひる (hiru)
Korean: 질 (jil)
Vietnamese: điệt, chấy

tree, wood, lumber, wooden
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄨˋ (mù)
Cantonese: muk6
Japanese: ボク (boku)、 モク (moku) / き (ki)、 こ- (ko-)
Korean: 목 (mog), 모 (mo)
Vietnamese: mộc