Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
まく
Grade: 6
くし > ぐし
Grade: S
goon kun’yomi

Etymology edit

By surface analysis, (maku, curtain) +‎ (kushi, skewer, spit). The kushi changes to gushi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(まく)(ぐし) (makugushi

  1. A curtain hanger: a post intended to hang up a curtain.
    Synonym: (abbreviation) (kushi)

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN