Chinese Word Entry

麥芽

Simplified Chinese form: 麦芽

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄇㄞˋ ㄧㄚˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): mài yá
Cantonese (Jyutping): mak6 ngaa4
Definition: malt

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Chinese characters used in this word

wheat, barley, oats, KangXi radical number 199
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄞˋ (mài)
Cantonese: maak6, mak6
Japanese: バク (baku) / むぎ (mugi)
Korean: 맥 (maeg)
Vietnamese: mạch
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

bud, sprout, spear, germ, shoot
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄚˊ (yá), ㄉㄧˊ (dí)
Cantonese: ngaa4
Japanese: ガ (ga)、 ゲ (ge) / め (me)、 めぐむ (megumu)
Korean: 아 (a)
Vietnamese: nha