砂糖黍

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
とう
Grade: 6
きび
Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

砂糖 (satō, sugar) +‎ (kibi, proso millet)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) ーきび [sàtóꜜòkìbì] (Nakadaka – [2])
  • (Tokyo) とーき [sàtóókíꜜbì] (Nakadaka – [4])
  • IPA(key): [sa̠to̞ːkʲibʲi]

Noun[edit]

砂糖黍 (hiragana さとうきび, katakana サトウキビ, rōmaji satōkibi, historical hiragana さたうきび)

  1. sugar cane (species of grass whose sap is a source of sugar)