阿呆

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
ほう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

[apau] → [aɸau] → [aɸoː] → [ahoː].

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

阿呆 (-na inflection, hiragana あほう, romaji ahō, historical hiragana あはう)

  1. foolish
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 13)
      Afŏna. アハゥナ (阿房な) 馬鹿な(者、または、こと).

Noun[edit]

阿呆 (hiragana あほう, romaji ahō, historical hiragana あはう)

  1. a foolish person or action
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 13)
      Afŏ アハゥ (阿房) Vtçuqe (虚)に同じ. 愚かな人、馬鹿者. また、馬鹿なこと. Afŏuo yŭ. (阿房を言ふ) 馬鹿なことを言う.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

A contraction from ahō → aho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

阿呆 (-na inflection, hiragana あほ, romaji aho)

  1. (Kansai) foolish
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

阿呆 (hiragana あほ, romaji aho)

  1. (Kansai) a foolish person or action
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9