孤児

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Grade: S Grade: 4

Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic 孤兒.

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孤児 ‎(hiragana こじ, romaji koji)

  1. an orphan
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Etymology 2Edit

Jukujikun kanji use for the term みなしご, itself a compound of ‎(mi, identity, family) + ‎(nashi, none, without) + ‎(ko, child). The final syllable's ko reading changes to go due to rendaku (連濁).

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NounEdit

孤児 ‎(hiragana みなしご, romaji minashigo)

  1. an orphan
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