温泉

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See also: 溫泉

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 溫泉 (“hot spring; spa; onsen; etc.”).
(This term, 温泉, is the simplified and variant traditional form of 溫泉.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

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温泉 (onsen): an onsen or hot spring in Nachikatsuura, Japan
Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 3
せん
Grade: 6
kan’on
Alternative spelling
溫泉 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

/wonsen//onsen/

From Middle Chinese 溫泉 (MC ʔuən d͡ziuᴇn, literally “warm + spring”). Compare modern Chinese 溫泉 (wēnquán).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(おん)(せん) (onsenをんせん (wonsen)? (kyūjitai 溫泉)

  1. a hot spring
  2. a spa, an onsen

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: onsen
  • Russian: онсэ́н m (onsɛ́n)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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