松明

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Chinese[edit]

pine
 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
simp. and trad.
(松明)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

松明

  1. pine torch

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 2
Irregular
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 たいまつ on Japanese Wikipedia

From 焚き (taki, burning, continuative form of 焚く (taku, to burn)) +‎ (matsu, pine tree).[1][2][3] The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓).

/takimatu//taimatu/

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

松明 (hiragana たいまつ, rōmaji taimatsu)

  1. a torch (stick with flame at one end)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 4
めい
Grade: 2
on’yomi
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Noun[edit]

松明 (hiragana しょうめい, rōmaji shōmei)

  1. a torch (stick with flame at one end)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  2. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  4. ^ 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
  5. 5.0 5.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0