乙姫

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おと
Grade: S
ひめ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(oto, young girl; youngest girl) +‎ (hime, daughter or young lady of noble or gentle birth; princess)

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Proper noun[edit]

乙姫 (hiragana おとひめ, rōmaji Otohime)

  1. A beautiful young princess, who is believed to live in the paradise castle of deep sea, tha name 竜宮城 (ryūgūjō) of the story of 浦島太郎 (Urashima Taro)

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Noun[edit]

乙姫 (hiragana おとひめ, rōmaji otohime)

  1. (obsolete) younger princess

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References[edit]

  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