Language families[edit | edit source]

European (counts as one family):

  • English: pomegranate
  • French: grenade
  • German: Granatapfel
  • Russian: грана́т (granát)
  • Spanish: granada

Austronesian (counts as one family):

  • Indonesian: delima
  • Filipino: granada

Other:

  • Mandarin: 石榴 (shíliú)
  • Japanese: 石榴 (zakuro)
  • Korean: 석류 (seongnyu)
  • Vietnamese: lựu, thạch lựu
  • Hindi: अनार (anār), दाड़िम (dāṛim)
  • Telugu: దానిమ్మపండు (dānimmapaṇḍu)
  • Arabic: رُمَّان‎ (rummān)
  • Swahili: komamanga
  • Persian: انار‎ (anâr)
  • Turkish: nar

Consensus[edit | edit source]

Language families:

  • European, Austronesian: 2
  • Austronesian, Hindi, Telugu?: 2 or 3
  • Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese: 4
  • Hindi, Persian, Turkish: 3

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • IPA transcriptions of the matching Asian translations from Wiktionary:
    • Mandarin: ʂʐ̩³⁵ ljoʊ̯³⁵, ʂʐ̩³⁵ ljoʊ̯³
    • Japanese: d͡za̠kɯ̟ᵝɾo̞
    • Korean: sʰʌ̹ŋɲju
    • Vietnamese: tʰajk̟̚˧˨ʔ liw˧˨ʔ, tʰat̚˨˩ʔ lɨw˨˩ʔ, tʰat̚˨˩˨ lɨw˨˩˨

Decision[edit | edit source]

sakulu, xilyow

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