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巻物

JapaneseEdit

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巻物 (makimono): a horizontal scroll.
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Kanji in this term
ま(き)
Grade: 6
もの
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 巻き (maki, rolling, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of verb 巻く maku, “to roll, to wind”) +‎ (mono, thing).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

巻物 (hiragana まきもの, romaji makimono)

  1. a scroll, a long wound-up document, painting, or drawing that unrolls horizontally
  2. a roll of cloth
  3. a food that has been wound into a shape resembling a scroll, such as a sushi roll or a roll of scrambled eggs

SynonymsEdit

  • (wound-up document, painting, or drawing): スクロール (​sukurōru)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9