ぎゃ

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Syllable[edit]

ぎゃ (Hepburn romanization gya)

  1. The hiragana syllable ぎゃ (gya), whose equivalent in katakana is ギャ (gya).

Etymology 2[edit]

Palatalized form of case particle ga. Found in the Okinawa strata.

Particle[edit]

ぎゃ (romaji gya)

  1. the nominative case; marks the subject of the verb
    • 1531-1623: Omoro Sōshi
      一 聞得大君ぎや 降れて 遊びよわれば 天が下 平らげて ちよわれ 又 鳴響む精高子が 又 首里杜ぐすく 真玉杜ぐすく
See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1972 August 23 [c. 1531-1623], Shuzen Hokama; Nobutsuna Saigō, Nihon Shisō Taikai 18: Omoro Sōshi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten: