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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひか
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

/pi1 karu//pikaru//fikaru//hikaru/

From Old Japanese. Possibly compound of (hi, sun) + 借る (karu, to borrow). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

光る (intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana ひかる, rōmaji hikaru)

  1. to shine, twinkle, sparkle, gleam
    ピカピカ (ひか)
    pikapika hikaru
    to glitter
  2. shine, stand out, be excellent

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.