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Etymology 1Edit

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

ParticleEdit

いし (rōmaji 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

See the main entry.

NounEdit

いし (rōmaji ishi)

  1. : stone

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of いし – see the following entries.
医師
[noun](medicine) doctor
意志
[noun]will (intention or decision)
意思
[noun]intention; intent; purpose; mind; a wish
遺志
[noun]will of the deceased; one's intent after death
異志
[noun]exceptionally good will; will that is different from others
縊死
[noun]death by hanging
(This term, いし, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)

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OkinawanEdit

NounEdit

いし (romaji ishi)

  1. : stone