紅葉

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

The nominalized form of the verb 紅葉つ (momit-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana もみじ, romaji momiji)

  1. colored autumn leaves

Etymology 2[edit]

/momidi/ → /momizi/. The nominalized form of the verb 紅葉ず (momid-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana もみじ, romaji momiji, historical hiragana もみぢ)

  1. colored autumn leaves
  2. Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)
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Etymology 3[edit]

koueɸu → kouewu → koueu → koːyoː. From the on'yomi reading of kanji. Literally "red leaves".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana こうよう, romaji kōyō, historical hiragana こうえふ)

  1. colored autumn leaves

Proper noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana もみじ, romaji Momiji)

  1. A female given name.