左衛門

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 5
もん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

左衛門 (hiragana さえもん, rōmaji saemon, historical hiragana さゑもん)

  1. Short for 左衛門府 (saemonfu).

Suffix[edit]

Kanji in this term
さ > ざ
Grade: 1

Grade: 5
もん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

左衛門 (hiragana ざえもん, rōmaji -zaemon, historical hiragana ざゑもん)

  1. (dated) suffix for male given names
     (とう) () () (もん)
    zaemon
     (じゅう) (ろう) () () (もん)
    Jūrōzaemon

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