Last modified on 3 July 2014, at 23:58

墓地

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

墓地

  1. cemetery, graveyard, necropolis

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Sinitic. Probably from Middle Chinese compound 墓地 (muH dijH, grave, tomb” + “ground, region). The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing. Compare modern Mandarin 墓地 (mùdì), Min Nan 墓地 (bōng-tē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

墓地 (hiragana ぼち, romaji bochi)

  1. cemetery, graveyard

ReferencesEdit

  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