むら

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Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative spellings

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Formed from the nominalisation of () (muru) “to gather”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

むら (mura

  1. gathering

Suffix[edit]

むら (-mura

  1. gathering

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative spellings

𨛗 (uncommon)

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Formed from the nominalisation of () (muru) “to gather”.

Noun[edit]

むら (mura

  1. village (a rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town)
    • 2015 September 19, “(りゅう)(かく)(しゅ)(りょう)(しゃ) [Dragon Horn Hunter]”, in EXTRA PACK 2015, Konami:
      • (えき)(びょう)(くる)しむ()(きょう)(むら)(すく)うため、(れい)(やく)(げん)(りょう)となるドラゴンの(つの)(らん)(かく)する(おんな)(せん)()。その(むら)はすでに、()()()われたドラゴンたちによって()()らされ、()()くされてしまった(こと)を、(かの)(じょ)はまだ()らない・・・。
        Ekibyō ni kurushimu kokyō no mura o sukū tame, reiyaku no genryō to naru doragon no tsuno o rankakusuru onnasenshi. Sono mura wa sude ni, sumika o owareta doragon-tachi ni yotte fumiarasare, yakitsukusarete shimatta koto o, kanojo wa mada shiranai.
        A female warrior who was on the hunt for dragon horns, to make a medicine for her home village, which was suffering from a plague. Unbeknownst to her, those displaced dragons went on to lay waste and burn down her village….
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Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative spelling

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

むら or ムラ (mura

  1. a design like marble or spots
  2. (by extension) having variation or fluctuation
    むらがある
    mura ga aru
    uneven, variable
    むらがない
    mura ga nai
    even, uniform
    回転(かいてん)むら
    kaiten mura
    unsteady rotation

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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