穴子

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
あな
Grade: 6
こ > ご
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ana, hole) +‎ (ko, child). The ko changes to go as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

穴子 (hiragana あなご, katakana アナゴ, rōmaji anago)

  1. conger eel

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3