耳聾

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See also: 耳聋

Chinese[edit]

ear deaf
trad. (耳聾)
simp. (耳聋)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

耳聾

  1. deaf

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References[edit]

  • Duffus, William, “deaf” (p. 64) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ろう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 耳聾 (nyiX luwng, literally ear + deaf). Compare modern Cantonese reading ji5 lung4.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

耳聾 (hiragana じろう, rōmaji jirō)

  1. deafness

References[edit]

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