The Melon Pit by John Pasden in language 17 Jun 2020 Nothing too special about this photo… Summer’s here! “Melon” in Chinese is 瓜 (guā). In this picture we have: 西瓜 (xīguā) watermelon, lit. “west melon”甜瓜 (tiánguā) muskmelon, lit. “sweet melon” Share this:FacebookTwitterEmail Share foodShanghaivocabulary John Pasden John is a Shanghai-based linguist and entrepreneur, founder of AllSet Learning.