紫水晶

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紫水晶

  1. amethyst

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

murasakizuishau → murasakizuishoː. Compound of (murasaki, purple) and 水晶 (suishō, crystal). Medial -suishō voices to -zuishō due to compounding. Literally "purple crystal".

Noun[edit]

紫水晶 (hiragana むらさきずいしょう, romaji murasakizuishō, historical hiragana むらさきずいしゃう)

  1. a purple quartz; amethyst

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