案山子

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

sopodo > soɸodo > sowodo > soodo > soːdo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

案山子 (hiragana そおど, historical hiragana そほど, romaji sōdo)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
Synonyms[edit]
  • 案山子 (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (sōzu)
Derived terms[edit]
  • 案山子 (sōzu)

Etymology 2[edit]

sopodu > soɸodu > sowozu > soozu > soːzu. From earlier sōdo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

案山子 (hiragana そおず, historical hiragana そほづ, romaji sōzu)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
Synonyms[edit]
  • 案山子 (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (sōdo)

Etymology 3[edit]

From verb kagas- (smell), nominalized to kagashi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

案山子 (hiragana かがし, romaji kagashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
Synonyms[edit]
  • 案山子 (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (sōdo, sōzu)
Derived terms[edit]
  • 案山子 (kakashi)

Etymology 4[edit]

From kagashi (id).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

案山子 (hiragana かかし, romaji kakashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
Synonyms[edit]
  • 案山子 (kagashi)
  • 案山子 (sōdo, sōzu)