いし

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of ‎(i, emphatic marker) and ‎(shi). As -i was archaic even in Old Japanese, -si was attached to supplement it.

ParticleEdit

いし ‎(romaji ishi)

  1. emphatic nominative case marker
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 4, poem 537)
      事清 甚毛莫言 一日太尓 君伊之哭者 痛寸敢物
    • 797: Shoku Nihongi (edict #13)
      是以王多知大臣子等治賜伊自天皇朝仕奉婆婆仕奉爾波可在
    • 797: Shoku Nihongi (edict #13)
      故是以子心成伊自爾波可在
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Etymology 2Edit

Native Japanese word. According to one theory, may be related to the Korean ‎(dol, stone) and Turkish taş ‎(stone).

NounEdit

いし ‎(romaji ishi)

  1. : stone

Etymology 3Edit

From the Sinitic 醫師 ‎(yī shī, doctor) (simplified Chinese 医师).

NounEdit

いし ‎(romaji ishi)

  1. 医師: doctor

Etymology 4Edit

From the Sinitic 意志 ‎(yì zhì, will, volition)

NounEdit

いし ‎(romaji ishi)

  1. 意志: will

Etymology 5Edit

From the Sinitic 意思 ‎(yì si, idea; opinion; meaning).

NounEdit

いし ‎(romaji ishi)

  1. 意思: intention

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OkinawanEdit

NounEdit

いし ‎(isi)

  1. stone
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