味噌

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Chinese[edit]

taste sound of bells, etc; to scold; whoosh!
simp. and trad.
(味噌)

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 味噌 (miso).

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味噌

  1. miso (fermenting soybean paste)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Jinmeiyō
goon kan’yōon

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Wamyō Ruijushō (938 CE).

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Particularly: “不詳、朝鮮語「蜜醤」からとも。伝説的なものとして、鑑真が渡日後、食事に出されて大変気に入って「未曾有」と賞したことによると言うものがある。”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

味噌 (hiragana みそ, katakana ミソ, rōmaji miso)

  1. miso (fermenting soybean paste)
  2. the innards of a crab or shrimp resembling miso
  3. the good part (from the taste of miso)
    そこがミソなんだよ。
    Soko ga miso na n da yo.
    That's the great part about it.
  4. Short for 味噌っ滓 (misokkasu): a good-for-nothing child
  5. a weakling
  6. a failure
    Synonyms: しくじり (shikujiri), 失敗 (shippai)

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Proper noun[edit]

味噌 (hiragana みそ, rōmaji Miso)

  1. a surname

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN