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Kanji in this term
した
Grade: 1
き > ぎ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (shita, under) +‎ (ki, wear).[1][2] The ki changes to gi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

下着(したぎ) (shitagi)

  1. underwear, an undergarment
    Synonym: アンダーウェア (andāwea)
  2. an inner robe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested in the 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”) as しちやぢ.[1]

NounEdit

下着 (hiragana しちゃじ, romaji shichaji)

  1. underwear

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1896: 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”). In Japanese. http://kindai.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/992016/46