Japanese Word Entry

零餘子虎の尾

Simplified Japanese form: 零余子虎の尾

Kana:むかごとらのお
Romaji:mukagotoranoo
Definition: alpine bistort (Bistorta vivipara)
Alternative reading: ムカゴトラノオ (mukagotoranoo)

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Chinese characters used in this word

zero, spill, overflow, nothing, cipher, fragment, fraction
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄥˊ (líng), ㄌㄧㄢˊ (lián)
Cantonese: ling4
Japanese: レイ (rei) / ぜろ (zero)、 こぼ.す (kobosu)、 こぼ.れる (koboreru)、 おちる (ochiru)、 ふる (furu)
Korean: 령 (ryeong), 련 (ryeon), 영 (yeong)
Vietnamese: linh, lênh

surplus, excess, remainder
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩˊ (yú), ㄧㄝˊ (yé)
Cantonese: jyu4
Japanese: ヨ (yo) / あま.る (amaru)、 あま.り (amari)、 あま.す (amasu)
Korean: 여 (yeo)
Vietnamese:
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: 余、 馀
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac, offspring, fruit, seed of, 1st terrestrial branch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗˇ (zǐ), ㄗˊ (zí), ㄗ˙ (zi)
Cantonese: zi2
Japanese: シ (shi)、 ス (su)、 ツ (tsu) / こ (ko)、 -こ (-ko)、 ね (ne)、 み (mi)、 おとこ (otoko)
Korean: 자 (ja)
Vietnamese: tử, tý, tí
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

tiger, drunkard, brave, fierce, surname
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨˇ (hǔ), ㄏㄨˋ (hù)
Cantonese: fu2
Japanese: コ (ko) / とら (tora)
Korean: 호 (ho)
Vietnamese: hổ
Variants
Semantic variant form:

tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain, extremity, stern
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˇ (wěi), ㄧˇ (yǐ)
Cantonese: mei5
Japanese: ビ (bi) / お (o)
Korean: 미 (mi)
Vietnamese: