熟字訓

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じゅく
Grade: 6

Grade: 1
くん
Grade: 4
goon on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 熟字 (jukuji, compounded characters, a word spelled with two or more characters) +‎ (kun, meaning; kun'yomi).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

(じゅく)()(くん) (jukujikun

  1. a kanji compound used to semantically write a native Japanese word, with individual kanji not corresponding to discrete elements in the native Japanese word: as in 今日(きょう) (kyō, today) or 大人(おとな) (otona, adult)

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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 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN