反古

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Chinese[edit]

wrong side out or up; anti- ancient; old
simp. and trad.
(反古)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

反古

  1. to return to an ancient state; to return to ancient ideas or customs

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 3
く > ぐ
Grade: 2
on’yomi
  • [pongu] > [ɸongu] > [hongu]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

反古 (hiragana ほんぐ, rōmaji hongu)

  1. paper that has become useless; wastepaper
  2. something that is useless

Etymology 2[edit]

  • [poːgu] > [ɸoːgu] > [hoːgu]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

反古 (hiragana ほうぐ, rōmaji hōgu)

  1. paper that has become useless; wastepaper
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 258)
      Fôgu. ホゥグ (反古) 書きよごした紙, または, もう役に立たない紙, まはた, 書き直したり書きよごしたりした習字手本.
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 260)
      Fongo. ホンゴ (反古) Fôgu (反古)の条を見よ. それというのは,このように〔Fongoと〕書かれるけれども,Fôgu (ほうぐ)と発音されるからである. 書きよごした紙などの意.
  2. something that is useless

Etymology 3[edit]

  • [pogu] > [ɸogu] > [hogu]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

反古 (hiragana ほぐ, rōmaji hogu)

  1. paper that has become useless; wastepaper
  2. something that is useless

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 3
こ > ご
Grade: 2
on’yomi
  • [pongo] > [ɸongo] > [hongo]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

反古 (hiragana ほんご, rōmaji hongo)

  1. paper that has become useless; wastepaper
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 260)
      Fongo. ホンゴ (反古) Fôgu (反古)の条を見よ. それというのは,このように〔Fongoと〕書かれるけれども,Fôgu (ほうぐ)と発音されるからである. 書きよごした紙などの意.
  2. something that is useless

Etymology 5[edit]

  • [poːgo] > [ɸoːgo] > [hoːgo]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

反古 (hiragana ほうご, rōmaji hōgo)

  1. paper that has become useless; wastepaper
  2. something that is useless

Etymology 6[edit]

  • [pogo] > [ɸogo] > [hogo]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

反古 (hiragana ほご, rōmaji hogo)

  1. paper that has become useless; wastepaper
  2. something that is useless

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