人形

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic 人形.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

人形 (hiragana にんぎょう, romaji ningyō, historical hiragana にんぎゃう)

  1. a doll
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of (hito, person) +‎ (kata, shape, form). The kata changes to gata due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Kun'yomi.
  • IPA(key): /hi.to.ga.ta/, [çito̞gätä], [çito̞ŋätä]

Noun[edit]

人形 (hiragana ひとがた, romaji hitogata)

  1. a doll