Last modified on 19 October 2014, at 08:43

木霊

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

Compound of ko (tree) and tama (spirit). /ko/ is an older and apophonic form of /ki/ found in compounds.

NounEdit

木霊 (hiragana こたま, romaji kotama)

  1. a tree spirit
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 44)
      樹神 内典、樹神、和名古多万

NounEdit

木霊 (hiragana こだま, romaji kodama)

  1. a tree spirit
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 44)
      樹神 内典、樹神、和名古多万

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