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Saffron

Japan safuron
Saffron Wall Scroll

サフロン is the name Saffron written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese).


Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana , it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Saffron

China zàng hóng huā
Saffron Wall Scroll

藏紅花 is the Chinese title for saffron (Crocus sativus).

The most valuable herb or spice, by weight, on earth.

Tulip

China yù jīn xiāng
Japan ukkonkou
Tulip Wall Scroll

鬱金香 is how to write tulip [flower] in Chinese and Japanese.

In some ancient context, this title can refer to saffron.


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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your saffron search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

藏紅花


藏红花

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Mandarin zàng hóng huā / zang4 hong2 hua1
Taiwan tsang hung hua
Chinese saffron (Crocus sativus)
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五香

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Mandarin wǔ xiāng / wu3 xiang1
Taiwan wu hsiang
Japanese gokou / goko ごこう
 goka ごか
 itsuka いつか
Chinese five spice seasoned; incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
Japanese (place-name, surname) Gokou; (place-name) Goka; (female given name) Itsuka
The incense composed of five ingredients (sandalwood, aloes, cloves, saffron, and camphor) offered by the esoteric sects in building their altars and in performing their rituals. Cf. 五分香; five aromas

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氷魚

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Japanese hio ひお
 hiuo ひうお
 komai こまい
Japanese whitebait; immature sweetfish; (1) (kana only) saffron cod (Eleginus gracilis); (2) (poetic term) fish caught under ice; (female given name) Hina; (female given name) Hio

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鬱金


郁金

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Mandarin yù jīn / yu4 jin1
Taiwan yü chin
Japanese ukon うこん
Japanese (kana only) turmeric (Curcuma domestica)
kuṅkuma, saffron; a plant from which scent is made.

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ルイベ

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Japanese ruibe ルイベ
Japanese (food term) salmon, saffron cod, etc. cut into thin slices while frozen (ain:)

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コマイ

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Japanese komai コマイ
Japanese (kana only) saffron cod (Eleginus gracilis)

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倶遜婆


倶逊婆

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Mandarin jù xùn pó / ju4 xun4 po2
Taiwan chü hsün p`o / chü hsün po
Japanese kusonba
kusumbha; safflower, saffron.

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橘黃色


橘黄色

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Mandarin jú huáng sè / ju2 huang2 se4
Taiwan chü huang se
Chinese tangerine yellow; saffron (color)

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氷下魚

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Japanese komai こまい
Japanese (1) (kana only) saffron cod (Eleginus gracilis); (2) (poetic term) fish caught under ice

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柑子色

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Japanese koujiiro / kojiro こうじいろ
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (archaism) orange; saffron

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秋水仙

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Mandarin qiū shuǐ xiān / qiu1 shui3 xian1
Taiwan ch`iu shui hsien / chiu shui hsien
Chinese autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale); meadow saffron

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番紅花


番红花

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Mandarin fān hóng huā / fan1 hong2 hua1
Taiwan fan hung hua
Chinese saffron (Crocus sativus)

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荼矩磨

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Mandarin tú jǔ mó / tu2 ju3 mo2
Taiwan t`u chü mo / tu chü mo
Japanese dakuma
kuṅkuma, saffron, or turmeric, or the musk-root.

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鬱金色

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Japanese ukoniro うこんいろ
Japanese yellow; saffron (color, colour)

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サフラン

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Japanese safuran サフラン
Japanese saffron (dut: saffraan); (female given name) Safuran

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犬サフラン

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Japanese inusafuran いぬサフラン
Japanese (kana only) meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale); autumn crocus; naked lady

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ルッセカット

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Japanese russekatto ルッセカット
Japanese lussekatt (swe:); Scandinavian saffron bun traditionally eaten on St Lucy's Day

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イヌサフラン

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Japanese inusafuran イヌサフラン
Japanese (kana only) meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale); autumn crocus; naked lady

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Saffron サフロンsafuron
Saffron 藏紅花
藏红花
zàng hóng huā
zang4 hong2 hua1
zang hong hua
zanghonghua
tsang hung hua
tsanghunghua
Tulip 鬱金香
郁金香
ukkonkou / ukonkoyù jīn xiāng
yu4 jin1 xiang1
yu jin xiang
yujinxiang
yü chin hsiang
yüchinhsiang
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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