Chinese Word Entry

淫羊藿
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄧㄣˊ ㄧㄤˊ ㄏㄨㄛˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): yín yáng huò
Cantonese (Jyutping): jam4 joeng4 fok3
Definitions:
  1. Epimedium, genus of herbaceous flowering plant, cultivated in the Far East as aphrodisiac

  2. also called barrenwort or horny goatweed (said to resemble crushed goat's testicles)


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Chinese characters used in this word

lewdness, licentiousness, obscene, licentious, lewd
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄣˊ (yín), ㄧㄢˋ (yàn), ㄧㄠˊ (yáo)
Cantonese: jam4
Japanese: イン / ひた.す、 ほしいまま、 みだ.ら、 みだ.れる、 みだり
Korean:
Vietnamese: dâm
Variants
Semantic variant form:

sheep, goat, KangXi radical 123
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄤˊ (yáng)
Cantonese: joeng4
Japanese: ヨウ / ひつじ
Korean:
Vietnamese: dương

lophanthus rugosus, betony
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄛˋ (huò), ㄏㄜˊ (hé)
Cantonese: fok3
Japanese: カク、 スイ
Korean:
Vietnamese: hoắc, hoắt