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ChineseEdit

south
 
melon; claw; gourd; squash
simp. and trad.
(南瓜)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

南瓜

  1. pumpkin
  2. cushaw; winter squash

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Jinmeiyō
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Camboja(Cambodia). The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 南瓜.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

南瓜 ‎(hiragana かぼちゃ, katakana カボチャ, romaji kabocha)

  1. pumpkin; squash

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0