接骨木

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Chinese[edit]

to set a bone tree; wood
simp. and trad.
(接骨木)
接骨
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Noun[edit]

接骨木

  1. elderberry

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 6 Grade: 1
Irregular

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Noun[edit]

接骨木 (hiragana にわとこ, katakana ニワトコ, rōmaji niwatoko, historical hiragana にはとこ)

  1. Sambucus sieboldiana
    1911, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Nikkō Shōhin[1]:
    対岸には接骨木めいた樹がすがれかかった黄葉を低れて力なさそうに水にうつむいた。
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as ニワトコ.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 5
こつ
Grade: 6
ぼく
Grade: 1
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 接骨木 (tsjep kwot muwk, literally bonesetting + tree).

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Noun[edit]

接骨木 (hiragana せっこつぼく, rōmaji sekkotsuboku)

  1. Sambucus sieboldiana

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3