草履

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Historically /zauri/. The vowel sequence /au/ regularly contracts into long IPA(key): [oː] via regular phonological rules becoming zōri. In late Middle Japanese, the initial IPA(key): [zo] temporarily becomes affricate IPA(key): [dʒo].

Noun[edit]

草履 (hiragana ぞうり, katakana ゾウリ, historical hiragana ざうり, romaji zōri)

  1. Flat, thonged sandals.
    • c. 934: Wamyō Ruijushō (Volume 4)
      草履 楊氏漢語抄云草履、和名與屩同、俗云佐宇利
    • c. 1177-1188: Iroha Jiruishō
      草履 サウリ 和名与屩曰日記用浄履
    • 1444: Kagakushū (Volume 13)
      草(ジャウ)履 ザウリ

Noun[edit]

草履 (hiragana じょうり, katakana ジョウリ, historical hiragana じやうり, romaji jōri)

  1. (Same as zōri)
    • 1444: Kagakushū (Volume 13)
      草(ジャウ)履 ザウリ
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 369)
      Iǒri (=ジョウリ)

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