序詞

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See also: 序词

Chinese[edit]

order; sequence; preface word; phrase; classical Chinese poem
trad. (序詞)
simp. (序词)
anagram 詞序词序

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

序詞

  1. foreword; preface; prologue

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 5
ことば
Grade: 6
jūbakoyomi

Compound of (jo, beginning) +‎ 言葉 (kotoba, words). The second kanji is an example of jukujikun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

序詞 (hiragana じょことば, rōmaji jokotoba)

  1. A monotone prologue with fragmentary samisen accompaniment, used in 浄瑠璃 (Jōruri, a type of puppet theater) and other performance types.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 5

Grade: 6
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 序詞 (zjoX zi, literally series; preface + words).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

序詞 (hiragana じょし, rōmaji joshi)

  1. foreword, preface, prologue

References[edit]

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