砂糖屋

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
とう
Grade: 6

Grade: 3
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

砂糖 (sugar) +‎ (shop)

Often cited in contrast to satooya (foster parent) in discussion of the phonological distinction between long vowels and geminate vowels.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

砂糖屋 (hiragana さとうや, romaji satōya, historical hiragana さたうや)

  1. a place or person who sells sugar; a sugar dealer

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