硫黄島

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
おう
Grade: 2
とう
Grade: 3
Irregular

Compound of 硫黄(, sulfur) +‎ (, island). This reading uses an irregular jukujikun reading for 硫黄(, sulfur), and the on'yomi for (, island).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) おうとう [ìóótóó] (Heiban - [0])
  • IPA(key): [io̞ːto̞ː]

Proper noun[edit]

硫黄島 ‎(hiragana いおうとう, romaji Iōtō, historical hiragana いわうたう)

  1. Iwo Jima, Iōtō, in the Ogasawara island chain

Etymology 2[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
おう
Grade: 2
しま > じま
Grade: 3
Irregular

Compound of 硫黄(, sulfur) +‎ (, island). This reading uses an irregular jukujikun reading for 硫黄(, sulfur), and the kun'yomi for (shima, island). The shima changes to jima as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) おうじま [ìóójímá] (Heiban - [0])[1]
  • IPA(key): [io̞ːd͡ʑima̠]

Proper noun[edit]

硫黄島 ‎(hiragana いおうじま, romaji Iōjima, historical hiragana いわうじま)

  1. Iwo Jima in the Satsunan island of Kagoshima Prefecture

References[edit]

  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 978-4-14-011112-3