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English translation: Sweet and Bitter Apricot Kernels

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Chinese term or phrase:南北杏
English translation:Sweet and Bitter Apricot Kernels
Entered by: peiling
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17:22 Apr 2, 2007
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Food & Drink / herbal food
Chinese term or phrase: 南北杏
南北杏各五錢
Philip Tang
China
Local time: 20:41
Sweet & Bitter Almonds
Explanation:
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=2&url=http://ellena...
南Sweet
北Bitter
杏Almonds

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-04-02 17:30:04 GMT)
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Sorry it should be Sweet and Bitter Apricot Kernels!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_food_therapy
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peiling
Germany
Local time: 14:41
Grading comment
Thank you, Pei Ling!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +7Sweet & Bitter Almonds
peiling


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Sweet & Bitter Almonds


Explanation:
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=2&url=http://ellena...
南Sweet
北Bitter
杏Almonds

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-04-02 17:30:04 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Sorry it should be Sweet and Bitter Apricot Kernels!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_food_therapy

peiling
Germany
Local time: 14:41
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in category: 48
Grading comment
Thank you, Pei Ling!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  pkchan
27 mins
  -> Thanks. :p

agree  Naikei Wong
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Naikei.

agree  emaildaneng: Yes, "apricot kernels" is better. Pharmaceutical name is Armeniacae Semen amarum(bitter)/dulce(sweet).
3 hrs
  -> Yes the first one is wrong.

agree  licullen: agree with emaildaneng
8 hrs
  -> Thanks, li.

agree  tulip855
8 hrs
  -> Thanks, tulip855.

agree  Julia Zou
9 hrs
  -> Thanks, Julizou.

agree  tianhe51
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