草履

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう > じょう
Grade: 1

Grade: S
Irregular
Kanji in this term
そう > ぞう
Grade: 1

Grade: S
Irregular
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Etymology[edit]

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(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?) In late Middle Japanese, the initial [zo] temporarily becomes affricate [dʒo].

/zauri//zoːri/

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

草履 (hiragana ぞうり, katakana ゾウリ, rōmaji zōri, historical hiragana ざうり, historical katakana ザウリ)

  1. a type of flat, thonged sandal
    • c. 934: Wamyō Ruijushō (Volume 4)
      草履 楊氏漢語抄云草履、和名與屩同、俗云佐宇利
    • c. 1177-1188: Iroha Jiruishō
      草履 サウリ 和名与屩曰日記用浄履
    • 1444: Kagakushū (Volume 13)
      草(ジャウ)履 ザウリ

(alternative reading hiragana じょうり, katakana ジョウリ, romaji jōri, historical hiragana じやうり, historical katakana ジヤウリ)

  1. a type of flat, thonged sandal
    • 1444: Kagakushū (Volume 13)
      草(ジャウ)履 ザウリ
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 369)
      Iǒri (=ジョウリ)

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