紛れ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
まぐ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

From verb 紛れる (magureru, to become lost, to lose one's way).[1][2][3] The noun sense appears to have developed from the sense of losing one's wayencountering by accidenta chance outcome or result.[1][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紛れ (hiragana まぐれ, rōmaji magure)

  1. (pure) luck, a fluke, a chance
    あれは (まぐ)ですよ。
    Are wa magure desu yo.
    It was pure luck (a fluke).
Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

紛れ (hiragana まぐれ, rōmaji magure)

  1. imperfective (未然形) and stem or continuative form (連用形) of 紛れる (magureru) [ichidan]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
まぎ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

From verb 紛れる (magireru, to become mixed up; to lose oneself in something).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紛れ (hiragana まぎれ, rōmaji magire)

  1. an indistinct mix
  2. a mixing up or involvement in something

Verb[edit]

紛れ (hiragana まぎれ, rōmaji magire)

  1. imperfective (未然形) and stem or continuative form (連用形) of 紛れる (magireru) [ichidan]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN