肋骨

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あばら
Jinmeiyō
ほね > ぼね
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Compound of (abara, rib) +‎ (hone, bone). The hone changes to bone due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

肋骨 (hiragana あばらぼね, romaji abarabone)

  1. rib (of bone)
  2. frame (of a ship)
See also[edit]
See also あばら骨

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ろく > ろっ
Jinmeiyō
こつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Compound of (roku, rib) +‎ (kotsu, bone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

肋骨 (hiragana ろっこつ, romaji rokkotsu)

  1. rib (bone)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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

Mandarin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin lèigǔ
Zhuyin ㄌㄟˋ ㄍㄨˇ
IPA (key) /leɪ̯⁵¹ ku²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

肋骨 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin lèigǔ)

  1. rib (bone)