椎茸

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Japanese[edit]

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 シイタケ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
しい
Grade: S
たけ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (shī, shii tree) +‎ (take, mushroom), as the shii tree provides the dead logs on which it is typically cultivated.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

椎茸 (hiragana しいたけ, katakana シイタケ, rōmaji shītake, historical hiragana しひたけ, historical katakana シヒタケ)

  1. shiitake

References[edit]

  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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0