字一色

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Chinese[edit]

 
letter; symbol; character; word
 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(字一色)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

字一色

  1. (mahjong) all honours

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
つー
Grade: 1
いー
Grade: 1
そー
Grade: 2
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Mandarin 字一色 (zìyīsè).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) ーイーソー [tsùúíꜜìsòò] (Nakadaka - [3])[1]
  • IPA(key): [t͡sɨᵝːiːso̞ː]

Noun[edit]

字一色 (katakana ツーイーソー, rōmaji tsūīsō)

  1. (mahjong) all honours

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9