小幅

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
はば
Grade: S
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (ko, small, little) +‎ (haba, width, breadth).[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

小幅 (-na inflection, hiragana こはば, romaji kohaba)

  1. of a limited range or difference, minor
    小幅 (こはば)値動 (ねうご)
    kohaba na neugoki
    minor price movements

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

小幅 (hiragana こはば, romaji kohaba)

  1. a narrow breadth, width, or range
  2. a specific measure used for traditional Japanese textiles: single-breadth cloth, roughly 36 cm wide, half of an 大幅 (ōhaba) measure
  3. in markets, a small or limited change in prices

SynonymsEdit

  • (textile measure): 並幅 (なみはば, ​namihaba)

ReferencesEdit

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