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The Name Ume in Chinese / Japanese...

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Ume

China méi
Japan ume
Ume Vertical Wall Scroll

梅 can romanize as Ume, a Japanese surname.

梅 is also sometimes used as a female given name in both Chinese and Japanese. However, pronunciation is Mei in Chinese and Ume in Japanese.

The meaning is "Japanese apricot" (Prunus mume). It can also refer to a Chinese plum.

Note: 梅 is not the only name or character that romanizes as Ume in Japanese. Make sure you have the right Kanji before you order.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin méi / mei2
Taiwan mei
Japanese mume / むめ    ume / うめ
Ume Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese plum; plum flower; Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); surname Mei
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (surname) Mei; (surname) Me; (surname) Bai; (surname) Umezaki; (surname) Umesazaki; (surname) Umesaki; (surname, female given name) Ume
The plum.


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Mandarin méi / mei2
Taiwan mei
Japanese mume / むめ    ume / うめ
Ume Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese variant of 梅[mei2]
Japanese (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (surname) Ume

梅林

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Mandarin méi lín / mei2 lin2
Taiwan mei lin
Japanese bairin / ばいりん
Ume Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Merlin
Japanese ume (plum) grove; (place-name, surname) Bairin; (place-name, surname) Umebayashi; (surname) Umehayashi; (surname) Ubayashi

うめ

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Japanese ume / うめ Japanese (female given name) Ume

ウメ

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Japanese ume / ウメ Japanese (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (female given name) Ume

実梅

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Japanese miume / みうめ Japanese Japanese apricot; ume

梅干

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Japanese umeboshi / うめぼし Japanese umeboshi; pickled ume; pickled plum

梅花

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Mandarin méi huā / mei2 hua1
Taiwan mei hua
Japanese moika / もいか    baika / ばいか
Chinese plum blossom; clubs ♣ (a suit in card games); wintersweet (dialect)
Japanese (obscure) plum blossom design; silk fabric with a plum blossom design; ume (plum) blossoms; (female given name) Maika; (female given name) Baika; (surname) Umehana; (female given name) Umeka

梅酒

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Japanese umeshu / うめしゅ Japanese (See 梅・うめ・1) ume liqueur; Japanese plum brandy; unripe ume infused in liquor (esp. shochu) with added sugar

落梅

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Japanese rakubai / らくばい Japanese (See 梅・1) fallen ume blossoms; fallen ume fruit

梅の実

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Japanese umenomi / うめのみ Japanese Japanese apricot; ume

梅干し

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Japanese umeboshi / うめぼし Japanese umeboshi; pickled ume; pickled plum

梅(P);楳

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Japanese ume(p);mume(ok);ume / うめ(P);むめ(ok);ウメ Japanese (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Japanese plum; ume; Chinese plum; (2) (See 竹・たけ・2,松・まつ・2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system)

梅の実;実梅

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Japanese umenomi(梅no実);miume(実梅) / うめのみ(梅の実);みうめ(実梅) Japanese Japanese apricot; ume

梅漬け;梅漬

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Japanese umezuke / うめづけ Japanese (See 梅干し) umezuke; pickled fresh ume

梅干し(P);梅干(P)

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Japanese umeboshi / うめぼし Japanese umeboshi; pickled dried ume; pickled dried plum

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Ume
umeméi / mei2 / mei
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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