金魚鉢

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 1
ぎょ
Grade: 2
はち > ばち
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 金魚 (kingyo, goldfish) +‎ (hachi, bowl). The hachi changes to bachi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

金魚鉢 (hiragana きんぎょばち, rōmaji kingyobachi)

  1. goldfish bowl

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3