垂柳

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Chinese[edit]

 
to hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
willow; Liu (a surname)
simp. and trad.
(垂柳)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

垂柳

  1. weeping willow (Classifier: m)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 6
りゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 垂柳 (dzywe ljuwX, literally hang down + willow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

垂柳 (hiragana すいりゅう, rōmaji suiryū, historical hiragana すいりう)

  1. weeping willow

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9