肋骨

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Chinese[edit]

rib bone
simp. and trad.
(肋骨)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

肋骨

  1. (anatomy) rib

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あばら
Jinmeiyō
ほね > ぼね
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Compound of (abara, rib) +‎ (hone, bone). The hone changes to bone as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

肋骨 (hiragana あばらぼね, romaji abarabone)

  1. (anatomy) a rib
  2. (of a ship) a frame

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ろく > ろっ
Jinmeiyō
こつ
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Compound of (roku, rib) +‎ (kotsu, bone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

肋骨 (hiragana ろっこつ, romaji rokkotsu, historical hiragana ろくこつ)

  1. (anatomy) a rib

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0