Friday, October 14, 2016

南瓜 - Pumpkin

Today's Chinese word of the day is 南瓜 which means pumpkin.

In Mandarin 南瓜 is pronounced Nánguā.
南 Nán means south, 瓜 guā means melon.
I'm not sure why pumpkins are the melons of the south in chinese, maybe they grow more in southern China?

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