石綿

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Chinese[edit]

rock; stone; 10 pecks
 
cotton; incessant; soft; downy
trad. (石綿) 綿
simp. (石绵)

Noun[edit]

石綿

  1. Misspelling of 石棉.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
綿
せき
Grade: 1
めん
Grade: 5
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
綿
いし
Grade: 1
わた
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(ishi, stone) +‎ 綿 ‎(wata, cotton, batting). Kun'yomi.

Alternately, compound of ‎(seki, stone) +‎ 綿 ‎(men, cotton, batting). On'yomi.

Noun[edit]

石綿 ‎(hiragana いしわた, romaji ishiwata, alternative reading せきめん, romaji sekimen)

  1. asbestos

Usage notes[edit]

The kun'yomi of ishiwata appears to be used more commonly.

Synonyms[edit]