篝火

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Chinese[edit]

bamboo frame for drying clothes
 
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
simp. and trad.
(篝火)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

篝火

  1. bonfire; campfire   (Classifier: )

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かがり
Hyōgaiji
ひ > び
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (kagari, iron basket for a fire) +‎ (hi, fire). The hi changes to bi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

篝火 ‎(hiragana かがりび, romaji kagaribi)

  1. watchfire, fishing fire, bonfire
  2. brothel-keeper in the Edo period
  3. 27th chapter of The Tale of Genji

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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