ぎゃ

JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SyllableEdit

ぎゃ (Hepburn romanization gya)

  1. The hiragana syllable ぎゃ ‎(gya), whose equivalent in katakana is ギャ ‎(gya).

Etymology 2Edit

Palatalized form of case particle ‎(ga). Found in the Okinawa strata.

ParticleEdit

ぎゃ ‎(romaji gya)

  1. (archaic) the nominative case; marks the subject of the verb
    • 1531-1623: Omoro Sōshi
      一 聞得大君ぎや 降れて 遊びよわれば 天が下 平らげて ちよわれ 又 鳴響む精高子が 又 首里杜ぐすく 真玉杜ぐすく
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 1972 February 11 [c. 1531-1623], Shuzen Hokama; Nobutsuna Saigō, Nihon Shisō Taikai 18: Omoro Sōshi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten: