椰子

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Chinese[edit]

coconut diminutive suffix
simp. and trad.
(椰子)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (36) (13)
Final () (100) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jia/ /t͡sɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/jia/ /t͡sɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ia/ /t͡sieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jia/ /t͡sɨX/
Li
Rong
/ia/ /t͡siəX/
Wang
Li
/jĭa/ /t͡sĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯a/ /t͡siX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex

Noun[edit]

椰子

  1. coconut

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Sino-Xenic (椰子):

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 椰子

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

椰子 (hiragana やし, katakana ヤシ, rōmaji yashi)

  1. the coconut palm, or more generally, any palm tree
    • 1999 July 5, “ヤシの [Palm Tree]”, in BOOSTER 3 (in Japanese), Konami:
       () ()をもつヤシの () () ()として (こう) (げき) () (なか)のミルクはおいしい。
      Ishi o motsu yashi no ki. Mi o otoshite kōgeki. Mi no naka no miruku wa oishii.
      A sentient palm tree that attacks by dropping nuts which contain delicious milk.

Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as ヤシ.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

椰子 (yaja) (hangeul 야자)

  1. Hanja form? of 야자 (coconut palm).