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Saffron

safuron
Saffron Vertical 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

zàng hóng huā
Saffron Vertical Wall Scroll

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

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

yù jīn xiāng
ukkonkou
Tulip Vertical 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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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

藏紅花


藏红花

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zàng hóng huā / zang4 hong2 hua1
tsang hung hua
Tulip Vertical Wall Scroll
saffron (Crocus sativus)

サフロン

see styles
 safuron / サフロン
Tulip Vertical Wall Scroll
(personal name) Saffron

五香

see styles
wǔ xiāng / wu3 xiang1
wu hsiang
 gokō / ごこう
five spice seasoned; incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
(place-name, surname) Gokou
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

鬱金


郁金

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

コマイ

see styles
 komai / コマイ (kana only) saffron cod (Eleginus gracilis)

ルイベ

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

倶遜婆


倶逊婆

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

柑子色

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

橘黃色


橘黄色

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

氷下魚

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

番紅花


番红花

see styles
fān hóng huā / fan1 hong2 hua1
fan hung hua
saffron (Crocus sativus)

秋水仙

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

荼矩磨

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

鬱金色

see styles
 ukoniro / うこんいろ yellow; saffron (color, colour)

サフラン

see styles
 safuran / サフラン saffron (dut: saffraan); (female given name) Safuran

犬サフラン

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

イヌサフラン

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

ルッセカット

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

氷下魚;氷魚

see styles
 komai;komai / こまい;コマイ (1) (kana only) saffron cod (Eleginus gracilis); (2) (こまい only) (poetic term) fish caught under ice

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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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