荒海

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あら
Grade: S
うみ
Grade: 2

Etymology 1[edit]

/arumi1/ → /arumi/. Compound of ara (rough) and umi1 (sea). Old Japanese did not permit vowel clusters, resulting in vowel elision of medial ua to u.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

荒海 (hiragana あるみ, romaji arumi)

  1. a sea with rough waves

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

荒海 (hiragana あらうみ, romaji araumi)

  1. a sea with rough waves