Gikun word derived by applying Chinese-derived spelling 一個 (“a, an”), a term which decomposes into 一 (“one”) + 個 (“individual”), to native Japanese verb ひとり (hitori, “one person”).
一個 (hitori) → 一人 (hitori), 一個 (ikko), 一個 (ikka)
- a (person)
- ^ OT, page 4:
- Adamu sono tsuma Eba wo shiru kare haramite Kain wo umite iikeru wa ware Ehoba ni yorite hitori no hito wo etari to
- And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.