椎茸

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Chinese[edit]

spine; a hammer confused; fluffy; luxuriant growth
simp. and trad.
(椎茸)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

椎茸

  1. shiitake

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Japanese[edit]

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椎茸 (shītake): a cluster of growing shiitake mushrooms.
Kanji in this term
しい
Grade: S
たけ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (shī, shii tree) +‎ (take, mushroom), as the mushroom is typically found on logs from the shii or chinquapin tree.

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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, a type of edible mushroom (Lentinula edodes)

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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