植木

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
うえ
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 植え ‎(ue, planting, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 植える ueru “to plant (a seed, a plant)”) +‎ ‎(ki, tree or shrub).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

植木 ‎(hiragana うえき, romaji ueki, historical hiragana うゑき)

  1. a planted tree or shrub, as in a garden or pot
  2. by extension, a bonsai
  3. a live tree in general, not necessarily in a garden or pot

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Proper noun[edit]

植木 ‎(hiragana うえき, romaji Ueki, historical hiragana うゑき)

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9