See also: 家裡 and 家裏

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 家裡 (“home, family; one's own group, one's own system; etc.”).
(This term, 家里, is the simplified form of 家裡.)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 家裡 (kae liX, literally home + inside). Compare the reading of modern Cantonese 家裡 (gaa1 leoi5), or the meaning of Japanese synonyms 家内 (kanai, wife, literally home + inside), 奥様 (okusama, wife, literally inside + honorable).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

家里(かり) (kari

  1. (obsolete, rare) one's hometown, one's native village
  2. (obsolete, rare) one's wife

Usage notesEdit

Does not appear to be used in modern Japanese.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan