姉妹

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See also: 姊妹 and 姐妹

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
まい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(shi, elder sister) +‎ (mai, younger sister), from Chinese 姊妹

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

姉妹 (hiragana しまい, rōmaji shimai)

  1. sisters
    • 2016 July 22, “あくこえ、ブリセラ [Brisela, Voice of Nightmares]”, in 異界月 [Eldritch Moon], Wizards of the Coast:
       () (まい)のなれの ()てを ()ったシガルダは、ただ (むせ) ()くことしかできなかった。
      Shimai no narenohate o shitta Shigaruda wa, tada musebinaku koto shika dekinakatta.
      Upon discovering what had become of her sisters, Sigarda could only weep.

References[edit]

  • 2000, Jonathan Bunt, Gillian Hall, The Oxford Starter Japanese Dictionary, First Edition, New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198601972
  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