しかし

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

しかし (rōmaji shikashi)

  1. 然し, 併し: but; however
    • 1911, 与謝野晶子, 産屋物語:
      しかし (おとこ) (かなら)ずしもそうと (かぎ)りません。
      Shikashi otoko wa kanarazushimo sō to kagirimasen.
      But men are not always like that.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji reading.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

しかし (rōmaji shikashi, historical hiragana しくわし)

  1. 私窩子, 私窠子: prostitute

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3