烏帽子

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Japanese[edit]

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烏帽子 (eboshi): two people dressed as Shinto priests, with eboshi caps.
Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
ぼう > ぼ
Grade: S

Grade: 1
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Shift from older reading ebōshi, itself a compound of (e, crow, raven, in reference to the black color) +‎ 帽子 (bōshi, cap).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

烏帽子 (hiragana えぼし, rōmaji eboshi)

  1. a type of black-lacquered court cap originating during the Heian period, previously worn only by men of a particular social status, and now worn in certain Shinto ceremonies and by gyoji presiding over sumo matches

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  5. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN