孤児

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 4

Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic 孤兒.

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NounEdit

孤児 (hiragana こじ, romaji koji)

  1. an orphan
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Etymology 2Edit

Jukujikun kanji use for the term みなしご, itself a compound of (mi, identity, family) + (nashi, none, without) + (ko, child). The final syllable's ko reading changes to go due to rendaku (連濁).

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NounEdit

孤児 (hiragana みなしご, romaji minashigo)

  1. an orphan
Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 18:23