山梨

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Chinese[edit]

mountain; hill pear
simp. and trad.
(山梨)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

山梨

  1. sorb
  2. Pyrus ussuriensis (Manchurian pear)

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

山梨

  1. Yamanashi (a Japanese prefecture)
  2. Yamanashi (a Japanese city)

Japanese[edit]

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山梨 (yamanashi): the leaves and fruit of the Asian pear.
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Kanji in this term
やま
Grade: 1
なし
Grade: S
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (yama, mountain) +‎ (nashi, pear).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

山梨 (hiragana やまなし, katakana ヤマナシ, rōmaji yamanashi)

  1. Pyrus pyrifolia, especially Pyrus pyrifolia var. pyrifolia: nashi pear, sand pear, Asian pear, apple pear

Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as ヤマナシ.

Proper noun[edit]

山梨 (hiragana やまなし, rōmaji Yamanashi)

  1. a place name, such as that of Yamanashi Prefecture or Yamanashi City

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 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