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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

向日葵

  1. sunflower

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JapaneseEdit

 向日葵 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

From (hi, sun) +‎ 回り (mawari, rotation). The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 向日葵.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

向日葵 (hiragana ひまわり, katakana ヒマワリ, rōmaji himawari, historical hiragana ひまはり, historical katakana ヒマハリ)

  1. a sunflower (flower)

Usage notesEdit

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