くんよみ

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Japanese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of くんよみ – see the following entry at 訓読み.
くんよみ【訓読み・訓読】
[noun](linguistics) Japanese native reading for kanji (Chinese characters), using 大和 (やまと) (こと) () (yamato kotoba, native Japanese words)
[verb]to use the kun'yomi of a word, to read a kanji using the pronunciation of a native Japanese word
(This term, くんよみ, is a hiragana spelling of 訓読み.)