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See also: カメ

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JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

かめ (rōmaji kame)

  1. , : urn, pot, jar
  2. : turtle, tortoise

VerbEdit

かめ (rōmaji kame)

  1. hypothetical of かむ
  2. imperative of かむ

Middle JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • c.800: /kame/
  • c.1050: /kame/
  • c.1350: /kame/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Japanese kamey, from proto-Japonic (Martin) *kamaCi.

NounEdit

かめEdit

Transcription kameEdit

  1. turtle, tortoise

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Perhaps from proto-Japonic (Martin) *ka-n-pa-Ci. Related to fe 'jar'.

NounEdit

かめEdit

Transcription kameEdit

  1. jar