一位

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
goon

From (ichi, one, first) +‎ (-i, rank, place).

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Noun[edit]

(いち)() (ichi-iいちゐ (itiwi)?

  1. the first or foremost place, first rank
  2. (mathematics) a digit in the ones, 'unidigit'
  3. (historical) the first-in-rank in the Japanese medieval court
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Etymology 2[edit]

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一位 (ichii): the Japanese yew.
Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
goon

Based on the the first in rank in the Japanese medieval court sense, from the (shaku, baton) they hold made of yew.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(いち)() (ichiiいちゐ (itiwi)?

  1. the Japanese yew, Taxus cuspidata
    Synonyms: (araragi), おんこ (onko), 蘇芳の木 (suō no ki)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひと
Grade: 1
くらい
Grade: 4
kun’yomi

Compound of (hito, one) +‎ (kurai, degree, rank). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Noun[edit]

(ひと)(くらい) (hitokuraiひとくらゐ (fitokurawi)?

  1. the first in grade or rank (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
    Synonym: 一回り (hitomawari)

Etymology 4[edit]

Various nanori readings.

Proper noun[edit]

一位(いつい) (Itsuiいつゐ (ituwi)?

  1. a female given name

一位(かずい) (Kazuiかずゐ (kazuwi)?

  1. a male or female given name

一位(かずのり) (Kazunori

  1. a male given name

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN