従兄弟

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: 2 Grade: 2
Irregular

From 愛子 (itoko, close relative), from 愛しい (itoshii, beloved) +‎ (ko, child). The kanji spelling is jukujikun (熟字訓).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

従兄弟(いとこ) (itoko

  1. a male cousin

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 6
けい
Grade: 2
てい
Grade: 2
kan’yōon kan’on

From (jū-, secondary) +‎ 兄弟 (keitei, brothers)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

従兄弟(じゅうけいてい) (jūkeitei

  1. a male cousin

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN