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See also:
U+82FA, 苺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-82FA

[U+82F9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+82FB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 廿田卜戈 (TWYI), four-corner 44507, composition)

  1. berries

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1025, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30824
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1485, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3199, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+82FA

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mɯːs, *mɯː, *mɯːs
*mlɯːʔ, *mɯːʔ
*hmlɯːʔ
*ʔmɯː, *ʔmɯːʔ
*mɯ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ, *mɯs, *maːʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯʔ
*mɯs, *mɯːʔ, *mɯːs
*mɯs, *mɯː, *mɯːs
*mrɯʔ, *mrɯŋʔ
*mrɯŋʔ
*mrɯŋʔ
*ma
*mɯː
*mɯː
*mɯː
*mɯːʔ
*mɯːs
*mɯːs, *hmɯːs
*hmɯːs
*hmɯːs
*hmɯːʔ, *hmɯːs
*mrɯl

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“moss; berry”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. strawberry

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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Kanji in this term
いちご
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

⟨i ti pi1ko1/itibʲikʷo/ → */itimiko/ → */itĩɡo//it͡siɡo//it͡ɕiɡo/

First attested in the Wamyō Ruijushō (938 CE).

Shift from Old Japanese 蓬蔂 (itibiko → ichibiko), attested earlier in the Nihon Shoki (720 CE) and the Shinsen Jikyō (c. 900 CE), itself a compound of (i-, prefix expressing sacredness) +‎ (chi, blood) +‎ (hiko, boy, prince). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いちご, katakana イチゴ, rōmaji ichigo)

  1. a strawberry (plant of genus Fragaria, or its fruit)
    Synonym: ストロベリー (sutoroberī)
    Hypernym: 薔薇 (bara)

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana いちご, rōmaji Ichigo)

  1. a female given name

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mae) (hangeul , revised mae, McCune–Reischauer mae, Yale may)

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