音楽

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See also: 音樂 and 音乐

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 1
がく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 音樂 (ʔˠiɪm ŋˠʌk̚).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

音楽 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 音樂, uncountable, hiragana おんがく, rōmaji ongaku)

  1. music
    • 1927, 堀辰雄, ルウベンスの偽画:
      そういう気持 (きもち) (わる)音楽 (おんがく) ()いたあとの (かん) (どう) () (じょう) ()ていた。
      Sō iu kimochi wa warui ongaku o kiita ato no kandō ni hijō ni niteita.
      That feeling was exactly like the way I feel after listening to bad music.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in the 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”) as うんがく.[1]

Noun[edit]

音楽 (hiragana うんがく, romaji ungaku)

  1. music

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1896: 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”). In Japanese. http://kindai.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/992016/23