向日葵

ChineseEdit

sunward sunflower
simp. and trad.
(向日葵)
向日

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

向日葵

  1. sunflower

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

From ‎(hi, sun) + 回り ‎(mawari, rotation).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) わり [hìmáꜜwàrì] (Nakadaka - [2])[1]
  • IPA(key): [çima̠ɰᵝa̠ɾi]

NounEdit

向日葵 ‎(hiragana ひまわり, katakana ヒマワリ, romaji himawari)

  1. sunflower

Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as ヒマワリ.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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
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