一人

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(一人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

一人

  1. a person; one person; someone

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

pitori → ɸitori → hitori. Compound of pito ‎(one) and the suffix ri ‎(person).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

一人 ‎(hiragana ひとり, romaji hitori)

  1. one person

Etymology 2[edit]

pidari → ɸidari. Apophonic form of hitori.

Noun[edit]

一人 ‎(hiragana ひだり, romaji hidari)

  1. one person
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
かず
Grade: 1
ひと
Grade: 1

Proper noun[edit]

一人 ‎(hiragana かずひと, romaji Kazuhito)

  1. a male given name

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
かず
Grade: 1

Grade: 1

Proper noun[edit]

一人 ‎(hiragana かずと, romaji Kazuto)

  1. a male given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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