積み木

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 1
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
積木
積み木 (tsumiki): a child's building blocks.
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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 積み (tsumi, building up, piling up, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 積む (tsumu, to build up, to pile up)) +‎ (ki, wood).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()() (tsumiki

  1. a building block (children's toy)
    ()(ども)()()(あそ)
    kodomo wa tsumiki de asobu
    children play with building blocks

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN