Last modified on 3 February 2011, at 11:36

案山子

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

sopodo > soɸodo > sowodo > soodo > soːdo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana そおど, romaji sōdo, historical hiragana そほど)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
  • 案山子 (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (sōzu)
Derived termsEdit
  • 案山子 (sōzu)

Etymology 2Edit

sopodu > soɸodu > sowozu > soozu > soːzu. From earlier sōdo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana そおず, romaji sōzu, historical hiragana そほづ)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
  • 案山子 (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (sōdo)

Etymology 3Edit

From verb kagas- (smell), nominalized to kagashi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana かがし, romaji kagashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
  • 案山子 (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (sōdo, sōzu)
Derived termsEdit
  • 案山子 (kakashi)

Etymology 4Edit

From kagashi (id).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana かかし, romaji kakashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away bird and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
  • 案山子 (kagashi)
  • 案山子 (sōdo, sōzu)