くし形

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

(くし, kushi, "comb") +‎ (かた, kata, "shape") with 連濁 (rendaku). Thin slices of spherical foods like tomatoes resemble traditional Japanese combs, which were arched.

Noun[edit]

くし形 (hiragana くしがた, romaji kushigata)

  1. 櫛形: thin longitudinal slice of a spherical object, especially a fruit or vegetable