かし

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See also: かじ and がし

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kana spelling of various terms.

Noun[edit]

かし (kashi

  1. 花糸: filament (stalk of a stamen in a flower)
  2. 貸し: loan, to make someone in debt
  3. 菓子: sweet, confection
  4. 歌詞: lyrics
  5. 下歯: lower teeth
  6. 仮死: apparent death, suspended animation
  7. : evergreen oak
  8. 可視: visible
  9. 河岸: riverbank; fish market
  10. 華氏: Prefix of Fahrenheit temperature notation
  11. 瑕疵: defect, flaw
  12. 歌誌: Tanka magazine (短歌雑誌)
  13. 下賜: imperial donation
  14. 下肢: lower extremity, legs

Verb[edit]

かし (kashi

  1. ren'yōkei of 貸す: to lend
  2. ren'yōkei of 化す: to transform
  3. ren'yōkei of 課す: to impose

Etymology 2[edit]

Particle[edit]

かし (kashi

  1. (archaic) Shows emphasis.
    • c. 10011014, Murasaki Shikibu, Genji Monogatari
      わざとめるを、(はや)ものせよかし
      Wazato a meru o, hayō monoseyo kashi.
      It seems to be a special [invitation], so please go early.
    • (Can we date this quote?)金日成将軍の歌”:
      (こう)()吹雪(ふぶき)よ (かた)かし
      (みつ)(りん)(なが)() ()げよかし
      kōya no fubuki yo katare kashi
      mitsurin no nagaki yo tsugeyo kashi
      Tell, blizzards in the wild plains,
      Tell, long nights in dense forests