墓地

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Chinese[edit]

tomb
 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
simp. and trad.
(墓地)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

墓地

  1. cemetery, graveyard, necropolis

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Sinitic. Probably from Middle Chinese compound 墓地 (muH dijH, grave, tomb” + “ground, region). The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing. Compare modern Mandarin 墓地 (mùdì), Min Nan 墓地 (bōng-tē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

墓地 (hiragana ぼち, romaji bochi)

  1. cemetery, graveyard

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3