JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ところ > どころ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

()(どころ) (dedokoro

  1. source, origin
    ()(やく)()(どころ)(さぐ)れ。
    Mayaku no dedokoro o sagure.
    Search for the source of the drugs.
  2. scene or place to appear
    Synonym: 出番 (deban)
    この(しょう)()()(どころ)()(あやま)(わけ)にはいかない。
    Kono shōbu, dedokoro o miayamaru wake ni wa ikanai.
    In this match, we can't afford to mistake the time to take the offensive.
  3. way out
    Synonym: 出口 (deguchi)
    (こう)(そく)()(どころ)()(ちが)えて(とお)(まわ)りする()()になってしまった。
    Kōsoku no dedokoro o machigaete tōmawari suru hame ni natte shimatta.
    I ended up taking a roundabout way by mistaking the expressway exit.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
しゅつ > しゅっ
Grade: 1
しょ
Grade: 3
kan’on

NounEdit

(しゅっ)(しょ) (shussho

  1. source, origin
  2. release from prison, leave jail
  3. go to work to where named to be suffixed by (しょ) (sho), like ()()(しょ) (jimusho, office), (けん)(きゅう)(じょ) (kenkyūjo, laboratory) etc.

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
とこ > どこ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

NounEdit

()(どこ) (dedoko

  1. Alternative form of 出所 (dedokoro) above

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
でん
Grade: 1
と > ど
Grade: 3
Irregular kun’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(でん)() (dendo

  1. (obsolete) place crowded with people, public place
  2. (obsolete) law court
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