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菊 is the most simple way to say chrysanthemum in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

菊 is specifically the Chrysanthemum Morifolium species. It can also refer to Aster.

In Japanese, this can be a given name, Kikuji or Kiku. Also a given name, Ju, in Chinese.


The yellow flower
chú jú
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雛菊 is how they write "daisy" in Chinese and Japanese.

雛菊 is a good choice if you love daisies, or your name is Daisy. If you translated it directly, this means "chick flower" (as in baby chickens) or "baby chrysanthemum". Of course, when an Asian person reads this, they just think "daisy".

If you're into botany, this title represents "Bellis Perennis".

In Japanese, this can be the female given name, Hinagiku.

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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Chrysanthemumkikujú / ju2 / juchü
hinagikuchú jú / chu2 ju2 / chu ju / chujuch`u chü / chuchü / chu chü
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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/ ju2
 kiku(p);kiku / きく(P);キク
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chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium); (personal name) Kikuji
Chrysanthemum; aster; chrysanthemum

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tóng / tong2
t`ung / tung
Chrysanthemum coronarium


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 chuugiku / chugiku / ちゅうぎく medium-sized chrysanthemum; (surname) Nakagiku


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 chuurin / churin / ちゅうりん (can be adjective with の) medium-sized (of a flower, esp. a chrysanthemum)


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 fuyugiku / ふゆぎく (kana only) (See 寒菊) winter chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum) (hardy chrysanth variety)


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 hatsugiku / はつぎく first chrysanthemum of the year; (female given name) Hatsugiku


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jun zǐ / jun1 zi3
chün tzu
 kunshi / くんし
nobleman; person of noble character
(1) man of virtue; wise man; (true) gentleman; (2) person of high rank; (3) (See 四君子) the four gentlemen (plum, chrysanthemum, orchid, and bamboo); (female given name) Kunshi
superior man


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 shiai / しあい the four loves (chrysanthemum, lotus, plum, and orchid; as painting subjects); (female given name) Shichika


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 kangiku;kankiku / かんぎく;カンキク (kana only) winter chrysanthemum (cultivar of Chrysanthemum indicum)


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 kogiku / こぎく (1) small chrysanthemum; (2) (obscure) small low grade piece of Japanese paper used as a kettle rest or as a tissue; (3) (obscure) (See 紙纏頭・3) paper handed as a means of congratulations in a red light district; (surname, female given name) Kogiku


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 shungiku;shungiku / しゅんぎく;シュンギク edible chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum coronarium); crown daisy; garland chrysanthemum; (female given name) Harugiku


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 karegiku / かれぎく withered chrysanthemum in winter


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 aburagiku;aburagiku / あぶらぎく;アブラギク (kana only) (See 島寒菊) chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum)



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bái tāng / bai2 tang1
pai t`ang / pai tang
 sayu / さゆ
clear soup; white broth, also called 奶湯|奶汤[nai3 tang1]; decoction of chrysanthemum, liquorice and certain other herbs
(plain) hot water; boiled water; (female given name) Sayu


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 shiragiku / しらぎく white chrysanthemum; (surname, female given name) Shiragiku


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 okinagusa / おきなぐさ (1) (kana only) nodding anemone (Anemone cernua); (2) (archaism) chrysanthemum; (3) (archaism) pine


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tóng hāo / tong2 hao1
t`ung hao / tung hao
crown daisy; garland chrysanthemum; Chrysanthemum coronarium


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 kikuza / きくざ (1) chrysanthemum-shaped metal fixture; (2) chrysanthemum-shaped hemstitch; (3) (slang) anus; anal intercourse


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 kikumakura / きくまくら pillow stuffed with chrysanthemum petals (allegedly good for headaches)


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 kikuzumi / きくずみ cross-cut sawtooth oak charcoal (resembling chrysanthemum flowers, and used in tea ceremonies)



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jú dēng / ju2 deng1
chü teng
A chrysanthemum-shaped lamp used in temples; chrysanthemum lamp


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 kikubatake / きくばたけ chrysanthemum field; (surname) Kikuhata


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 kikunamasu / きくなます (food term) boiled chrysanthemum petals pickled in vinegar


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jú huā / ju2 hua1
chü hua
 kikka;kikuka / きっか;きくか
chrysanthemum; (slang) anus
chrysanthemum flower; (female given name) Kikka


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 kikuna / きくな (ksb:) (See 春菊) edible chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum coronarium); (female given name) Kikuna


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 kikugasane / きくがさね (1) chrysanthemum; (2) color scheme for a kasane


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 kikumi / きくみ (See 観菊) chrysanthemum watching; (surname, given name) Kikumi


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 kikuzake / きくざけ (1) {food} (See 重陽) chrysanthemum sake; rice wine infused with chrysanthemum, served on the Chrysanthemum Festival (September 9); (2) {food} (See 味醂・みりん) strong mirin, typical of Kaga and Higo provinces


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 kikushige / きくしげ (1) chrysanthemum; (2) color scheme for a kasane; (surname) Kikushige


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 kikunamasu / きくなます (food term) boiled chrysanthemum petals pickled in vinegar

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