玉子

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
たま
Grade: 1
こ > ご
Grade: 1
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玉子

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (tama, ball) +‎ (ko, child, small thing). The ko changes to go as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

玉子 (hiragana たまご, rōmaji tamago)

  1. egg

Usage notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN