砂時計

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すな
Grade: 6
とけい > どけい
Grade: 2 Grade: 2
kun’yomi jukujikun
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Etymology[edit]

From (suna, sand) +‎ 時計 (tokei, timepiece, jukujikun (熟字訓)). The tokei reading for 時計 changes to dokei as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(すな)時計(どけい) (sunadokei

  1. an hourglass
    Synonym: 砂漏 (sarō)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN