小火

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Chinese[edit]

 
small; tiny; few; young
 
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
simp. and trad.
(小火)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

小火

  1. (cooking) slow fire; low heat

Antonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1
Irregular

The kanji are jukujikun.

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Particularly: “from "ぼやぼや", onomatopoeia relating to cooking miso or just the sound of "small fire"?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

小火 (hiragana ぼや, rōmaji boya)

  1. small fire

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on’yomi

/seukwa//syouka//ɕoːka/

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Particularly: “From Sinitic or Middle Chinese?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

小火 (hiragana しょうか, rōmaji shōka, historical hiragana せうくわ)

  1. small fire

Usage notes[edit]

  • boya, although an unapproved reading of 小火, is used much more commonly than shōka

References[edit]

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