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ぎゃ

JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SyllableEdit

ぎゃ (Hepburn romanization gya)

  1. The hiragana syllable ぎゃ (gya), whose equivalent in katakana is ギャ (gya).

Etymology 2Edit

Palatalized form of case particle ga. Found in the Okinawa strata.

ParticleEdit

ぎゃ (romaji gya)

  1. the nominative case; marks the subject of the verb
    • 1531-1623: Omoro Sōshi
      一 聞得大君ぎや 降れて 遊びよわれば 天が下 平らげて ちよわれ 又 鳴響む精高子が 又 首里杜ぐすく 真玉杜ぐすく
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 1972 November 28 [c. 1531-1623], Shuzen Hokama; Nobutsuna Saigō, Nihon Shisō Taikai 18: Omoro Sōshi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten: