風邪

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See also: 风邪

Chinese[edit]

 
wind; news; style; custom; manner
demonical; iniquitous; nefarious
trad. (風邪)
simp. (风邪)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

風邪

  1. (traditional Chinese medicine) pathogenic influence; cold

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かぜ
Grade: 2
Grade: S
Irregular
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Etymology[edit]

From (kaze, wind).[1][2] The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 風邪.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

風邪 (hiragana かぜ, katakana カゼ, rōmaji kaze)

  1. (medicine) a cold (illness)
     () () ()
    kaze o hiku
    to catch a cold
    • 1996 February 20, Adachi, Mitsuru, “テイク・オフ [Take Off]”, in SHORT PROGRAMショート・プログラム [SHORT PROGRAM], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 25th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-121881-4, page 102:
      ——ああ、おまえがカゼひいた (とき) (ばん) (じゅう) (かん) (びょう)してくれた、コンビニエンスストアで () ()った (じょ) () (だい) (せい)
      ——Ā, omae ga kaze hiita toki hitobanjū kanbyō shite kureta, konbiniensu sutoa de shiriatta joshi daisei.
      ——Ah, that college schoolgirl you met at a convenience store who spent all night nursing​ you when you caught that cold.
    • 2006 November 7, Sorachi, Hideaki, “だい百二十七くん クーラーはタイマーでれるようにしてからないと風邪かぜひくよ [Lesson 127: Set the Timer to Automatically Turn off Air-Con When You Sleep or You’ll Get a Cold]”, in ぎんたま [Silver Soul], volume 15 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 4-08-874274-5:
      なんでよりによって
      Nan de yori ni yotte
      But why her of all people
      バカはカゼひかないって ()
      Baka wa kaze hikanaitte i…
      They say idiots never get colds, ri…

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is an example of a word that can be spelled with katakana to convey an informal conversational tone, as カゼ.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō