|Kanji in this term|
Analyzable as ha (probably cognate with 葉 (ha, “leaf”), 歯 (ha, “tooth”), with a common sense of “sprout”) + ゆ (yu, verb-forming suffix deriving from Old Japanese, indicating spontaneous, passive, or potential action; compare 見ゆ (miyu), older form of modern 見える (mieru, “to be able to see; to seem”)).
- 生えす (haesu, “to sprout, to grow”, intransitive; rare, possibly obsolete)
- 生える (haeru, “to sprout, to grow”, intransitive; modern form)
- 生やす (hayasu, “to make something grow”, transitive; modern form)
生ゆ (payu) (kana はゆ)
- 生𛀁す (payesu)
- Japanese: 生える (haeru)