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See also:
U+9AC4, 髄
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9AC4

[U+9AC3]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9AC5]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 188, +9, 19 strokes, cangjie input 月月卜大月 (BBYKB) or X月月卜大 (XBBYK), composition)

  1. bone marrow
  2. essences, substances

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1450, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45240
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4416, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+9AC4

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“bone marrow; essence; substance”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. bone marrow

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ずい
Grade: S
kan’yōon

From Middle Chinese (MC siuᴇX, “bone marrow”). First appears in the late 800s, early 900s.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ずい) (zui (kyūjitai )

  1. bone marrow
  2. the pith of a plant
  3. (figuratively) the pith or essence of something, such as a skill or cultural thing

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ずん
Grade: S
Irregular

Shift from zui above. First appears in the early 1700s.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ずん) (zun (kyūjitai )

  1. (archaic, possibly obsolete) the center of something
  2. (archaic, possibly obsolete) something straight
  3. (archaic, possibly obsolete) an exact direction, an immediate area

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
なずき
Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
なずき6
[noun] (archaic, anatomy) the brain
[noun] (archaic, by extension) the head
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
すね
Grade: S
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese. Appears in the 新訳華厳経音義私記 (Shin'yaku Kegon-kyō Ongi Shiki, Private Record of Sounds and Meanings of the New Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra) of 794 CE.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(すね) (sune (kyūjitai )

  1. (archaic, possibly obsolete) bone marrow

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN