分銅桜

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Japanese[edit]

分銅桜: the fundōzakura family crest
Kanji in this term
ふん
Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 5
さくら > ざくら
Grade: 5
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 分銅 (fundō, weight for a scale) +‎ (sakura, cherry blossom). The sakura changes to zakura due to rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) んどうざくら [fùńdóó záꜜkùrà] (Nakadaka - [5])
  • IPA(key): [ɸɯ̃ᵝndo̞ː za̠kɯᵝɾ̠a̠]

Noun[edit]

分銅桜 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 分銅櫻, hiragana ふんどうざくら, romaji fundōzakura)

  1. a 家紋 (kamon, family crest) in the shape of a (sakura, cherry blossom), with each petal depicted using the shape of a 分銅 (fundō, weight for a scale)