草原

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Chinese[edit]

grass plain
trad. (草原)
simp. #(草原)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

草原

  1. grassland; prairie; steppe; savanna

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (草原):

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic.

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 1
げん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

草原 (hiragana そうげん, rōmaji sōgen)

  1. grassland, meadow
    • 2014 March 8, “ルイーズ [Louise]”, in 決闘王の記憶 決闘者の王国編 [Memories of the Duel King: Duelist Kingdom Arc] (in Japanese), Konami:
       (からだ) (ちい)さいが、 (そう) (げん)での (しゅ) () (りょく)はかなり (つよ)い。
      Karada wa chīsai ga, sōgen de no shubiryoku wa kanari tsuyoi.
      It may be small, but its defense strength is considerable in grasslands.
  2. steppe
  3. savanna
  4. prairie

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
くさ
Grade: 1
はら
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

草原 (hiragana くさはら, rōmaji kusahara)

  1. grassland, meadow

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.