かみ

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Old Japanese kami2

NounEdit

かみ (katakana カミ, romaji kami)

  1. : god

Etymology 2Edit

Old Japanese kami1

NounEdit

かみ (romaji kami)

  1. : top; up; upper part
Derived termsEdit
  • 上四方固 (かみしほうがため, Kami-shihō-gatame) (Judo grappling technique) upper four-corners hold

Etymology 3Edit

By extension from the on'yomi kan of (fumita, small piece of wood, bamboo, or paper used to write on).

NounEdit

かみ (romaji kami)

  1. : paper

Etymology 4Edit

By extension from (kami).

NounEdit

かみ (romaji kami)

  1. : hair

Etymology 5Edit

Attributive form of various verbs having the uninflected form かむ:

Etymology 6Edit

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NounEdit

かみ (romaji kami)

  1. 加味: flavouring, seasoning

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 5 October 2013, at 17:19