Japanese Word Entry

酪酸菌
Kana:らくさんきん
Romaji:rakusankin
Definition: butyric acid producing bacillus (Clostridium butyricum)
Alternative reading: ラクサンキン (rakusankin)

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Chinese characters used in this word

dairy products, whey, broth, fruit juice, cream, cheese, koumiss
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄠˋ (lào), ㄌㄨㄛˋ (luò), ㄌㄨˋ (lù)
Cantonese: lok3, lou6
Japanese: ラク (raku) / ちちざけ (chichizake)
Korean: 락 (rag), 낙 (nag)
Vietnamese: lạc

acid, bitterness, sour, tart, stiff, spoiled
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄨㄢ (suān)
Cantonese: syun1
Japanese: サン (san) / す.い (sui)、 す (su)、 つらい (tsurai)
Korean: 산 (san)
Vietnamese: toan
Variants
Semantic variant form:

germ, fungus, bacteria, mushroom, microbe
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄩㄣˋ (jùn), ㄐㄩㄣ (jūn)
Cantonese: kwan2
Japanese: キン (kin) / きのこ (kinoko)
Korean: 균 (gyun)
Vietnamese: khuẩn
Variants
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