連声

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See also: 連聲 and 连声

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
れん
Grade: 4
しょう > じょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ren, connect) and (shō, voice). The shō changes to as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

連声 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 連聲, hiragana れんじょう, rōmaji renjō, historical hiragana れんじやう)

  1. (linguistics) a morphological change of an initial syllable of the second kanji under the influence of the historical coda of the first kanji in a word, such as 天皇, whose pronunciation is not ten’ō but tennō.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN