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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 1
ろく
Grade: 1
しま
Grade: 3
 十六島 (茨城県・千葉県) on Japanese Wikipedia

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Literally "sixteen islands";  (じゅう) (ろく) (jūroku, sixteen) +  (しま) (shima, island).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d͡ʑɨᵝːɾo̞kɯ̟ᵝɕima̠]

Proper nounEdit

十六島 (hiragana じゅうろくしま, rōmaji Jūrokushima)

  1. a region in Ibaraki Prefecture and Chiba Prefecture

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1 Grade: 3
Irregular
 十六島 (出雲市) on Japanese Wikipedia

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɯ̟ᵝp̚pɯ̟ᵝɾɯ̟ᵝi]

Proper nounEdit

十六島 (hiragana うっぷるい, rōmaji Uppurui)

  1. a place in Izumo, Shimane, famous for production of nori