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U+53A8, 厨
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53A8

[U+53A7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53A9]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 27 +10, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一一廿戈 (MMTI), composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 162, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3005
  • Dae Jaweon: page 370, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 75, character 24
  • Unihan data for U+53A8

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
くりや
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Originally a compound of (kuri, black; dark-colored, cognate with (kuro, black); in reference to the darkening of the walls from soot from cooking fires) +‎ (ya, house; shed).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana くりや, rōmaji kuriya)

  1. kitchen
  2. Abbreviation of 厨人 (chef).
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC ɖɨo). The kan'on pronunciation, so likely a later borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ちゅう, rōmaji chū)

  1. kitchen
SynonymsEdit
Usage notesEdit

Only found in compounds, never in isolation.

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Appears to be a punning phonetic use based on (chū, in the middle of something; addict of something).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana ちゅう, rōmaji -chū)

  1. (Internet slang) freak, nerd
    ニコ (ちゅう)
    niko-chū
    Niconico addict
CompoundsEdit
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9