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金剛石

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金剛石

  1. diamond

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金剛石 (kongōseki): a rough uncut diamond.
Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: 1
ごう
Grade: S
せき
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 金剛 (kongō, adamant, extremely strong) +‎ (seki, stone).

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NounEdit

金剛石 (hiragana こんごうせき, romaji kongōseki)

  1. (mineralogy, gems) a diamond

Usage notesEdit

Less commonly used than the English-derived term ダイヤモンド (daiyamondo).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9