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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かえ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese.

Cognate with 返る (kaeru, to return), by extension of returning to one's home.[1][2]

Compare 帰す (kaesu, send someone home, transitive).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

帰る (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 歸る, intransitive, godan conjugation, hiragana かえる, rōmaji kaeru, historical hiragana かへる)

Japanese verb pair
active  (かえ)
mediopassive  (かえ)
  1. to go home, return
  2. to leave, walk away
  3. (baseball) to get to home plate

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN