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

Etymology[edit]

From (kaze, wind). 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[4]
    風邪 (かぜ) ()
    kaze o hiku
    to catch a cold
    • 1996 February 20, Adachi, Mitsuru, “テイク・オフ [Take Off]”, in 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.

Usage notes[edit]

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

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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
  3. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  4. ^ The Oxford Starter Japanese Dictionary. ISBN 0-19-860197-2