案山子

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Etymology 1[edit]

sopodo > soɸodo > sowodo > soodo > soːdo.

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案山子 ‎(hiragana そおど, romaji sōdo, historical hiragana そほど)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
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Etymology 2[edit]

sopodu > soɸodu > sowozu > soozu > soːzu. From earlier sōdo.

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案山子 ‎(hiragana そおず, romaji sōzu, historical hiragana そほづ)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
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Etymology 3[edit]

From verb 嗅がす ‎(kagasu, smell), nominalized to kagashi.

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案山子 ‎(hiragana かがし, romaji kagashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
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Etymology 4[edit]

From 案山子 ‎(kagashi).

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案山子 ‎(hiragana かかし, romaji kakashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
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