いし

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of i (emphatic marker) and shi. As -i was archaic even in Old Japanese, -si was attached to supplement it.

ParticleEdit

いし (romaji ishi)

  1. emphatic nominative case marker
    • c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 4, poem #537)
      事清 甚毛莫言 一日太尓 君伊之哭者 痛寸敢物
    • 797: Shoku Nihongi (edict #13)
      是以王多知大臣子等治賜伊自天皇朝仕奉婆婆仕奉爾波可在
    • 797: Shoku Nihongi (edict #13)
      故是以子心成伊自爾波可在
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Native Japanese word. According to one theory, may be related to the Korean (dol, stone) and Turkish taş (stone).

NounEdit

いし (romaji ishi)

  1. : stone

Etymology 3Edit

From the Sinitic 醫師 (yī shī, doctor) (simplified Chinese 医师).

NounEdit

いし (romaji ishi)

  1. 医師: doctor

Etymology 4Edit

From the Sinitic 意志 (yì zhì, will, volition)

NounEdit

いし (romaji ishi)

  1. 意志: will

Etymology 5Edit

From the Sinitic 意思 (yì si, idea; opinion; meaning).

NounEdit

いし (romaji ishi)

  1. 意思: intention

ReferencesEdit


OkinawanEdit

NounEdit

いし (isi)

  1. stone
Last modified on 21 September 2013, at 23:06