草原

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

(grass) + (field; plain)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

草原

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) grassland; prairie

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic.

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 1
げん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

草原 (hiragana そうげん, romaji sōgen)

  1. grassland, meadow
  2. steppe
  3. savanna
  4. prairie

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
くさ
Grade: 1
はら
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

草原 (hiragana くさはら, romaji kusahara)

  1. grassland, meadow

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.