ポン酢

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
す > ず
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/ponsu//ponzu/

A shift in pronunciation from earlier ポンス (ponsu), a borrowing from Dutch pons (punch, obsolete, superseded by punsch). The use of the kanji is an example of ateji.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ポン酢 (hiragana and katakana ポンず, rōmaji ponzu)

  1. ponzu: a sour citrus-based sauce usually made from the juice of the  (だいだい) (daidai), an Asian variety of bitter orange

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0