賽子

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
さい
Hyōgaiji
ころ
Grade: 1
Irregular

Probably from a compound of (sai) +‎ (koro)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) いこ [sàíkóꜜrò] (Nakadaka - [3])
  • (Tokyo) いころ [sàíkóróꜜ] (Odaka - [3])
  • IPA(key): [sa̠iko̞ɾo̞]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

賽子 (hiragana さいころ, katakana サイコロ, rōmaji saikoro)

  1. (games) die; dice

Usage notes[edit]

  • The term is usually written in katakana.