温泉

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See also: 溫泉

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 溫泉.
(This term, 温泉, is the simplified form of 溫泉.)
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Japanese[edit]

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温泉 (onsen): an onsen in Nachikatsuura, Japan
Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 3
せん
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/wonsen//onsen/

From Middle Chinese compound 溫泉(ʔwon dzjwen, literally warm + spring). Compare modern Mandarin 溫泉温泉 (wēn quán).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

温泉 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 溫泉, hiragana おんせん, romaji onsen, historical hiragana をんせん)

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9