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てん
Grade: 3

Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic matching of Dutch ontembaar (untamable, indomitable): (o, honorific prefix) +‎ (ten, to turn) +‎ (ba, old woman).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

お転婆 (-na inflection, hiragana おてんば, rōmaji otenba)

  1. tomboyish

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

お転婆 (hiragana おてんば, rōmaji otenba)

  1. tomboy

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN