音読

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 1
どく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Probably coined in Japan of elements borrowed from Middle Chinese, as a compound of (on, sound) +‎ (doku, reading).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

音読 (hiragana おんどく, romaji ondoku)

  1. reading aloud
  2. the reading of a Japanese word written in kanji that is roughly based on the pronunciation of the kanji characters in the originating Chinese dialect at the time the word was introduced into Japanese
Antonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

音読 + する (transitive, hiragana おんどくする, romaji ondoku suru)

  1. to read aloud
  2. to read a Japanese word written in kanji using the pronunciation based on the original Chinese pronunciation
Conjugation[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 1
よ(み)
Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi

Compound of (on, sound) +‎ 読み (yomi, reading). Originally referred to the sounds (i.e. pronunciations) to use when reading Chinese text, as opposed to the meanings of these Chinese words in Japanese (called 訓読み (kun'yomi) or 訓読 (kundoku)).

Rare alternate for 音読み, leaving the okurigana implied.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

音読 (hiragana おんよみ, romaji on'yomi)

  1. Alternative spelling of 音読み: the reading of a Japanese word written in kanji that is roughly based on the pronunciation of the kanji characters in the originating Chinese dialect at the time the word was introduced into Japanese

Verb[edit]

音読 + する (hiragana おんよみする, romaji on'yomi suru)

  1. Alternative spelling of 音読み: to read a Japanese word written in kanji with the pronunciation that is roughly based on the pronunciation of the kanji characters in the originating Chinese dialect at the time the word was introduced into Japanese
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

音読

Noun[edit]

音読 (quoc ngu: âm đọc)

  1. phonetic reading