TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女尸中中 (VSLL) or X女尸中中 (XVSLL), four-corner 41417, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 260, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6229
  • Dae Jaweon: page 526, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1043, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+59EB

ChineseEdit

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(This term, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

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KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
ひめ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Originally /pi1me1/. *[pime][ɸime][hime]. Compound of ‎(hi, sun) +‎ ‎(me, woman).[1][2] The male equivalent is ‎(hiko).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ひめ, romaji hime)

  1. (euphemistic) a woman
  2. a noblewoman, a lady, a princess
  3. (slang) in the Kyōto and Ōsaka areas, a prostitute
  4. short for 姫糊 ‎(himenori), a kind of starch glue made from boiled-down rice

PrefixEdit

‎(hiragana ひめ, romaji hime-)

  1. prefix expressing cuteness or smallness

Derived termsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

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HanjaEdit

‎(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi, Yale huy)

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