猶太

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Chinese[edit]

as if; still
 
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
trad. (猶太)
simp. (犹太)

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Hebrew יְהוּדָה ‎(y'hudá). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

猶太

  1. Jewish

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

猶太

  1. Judea

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iūdaea.[1][2][3] Alternatively, originally from Dutch Judea,[4] followed by a later shift in pronunciation likely influenced by the ultimate Latin etymon Iūdaea.

The spelling is an example of ateji, from the phonetic Chinese spelling 猶太.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

猶太 ‎(katakana ユダヤ, romaji Yudaya)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ユダヤ: Judea

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. 4.0 4.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  5. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3