See also: 序词

Contents

ChineseEdit

order; sequence; preface
 
works; phrases; classical Chinese poem; word; diction
trad. (序詞)
simp. (序词)
anagram 詞序词序

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

序詞

  1. foreword; preface; prologue

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 5
ことば
Grade: 6
jūbakoyomi

Compound of (jo, beginning) +‎ 言葉(kotoba, words). The second kanji is an example of jukujikun.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

序詞 ‎(hiragana じょことば, romaji jokotoba)

  1. A monotone prologue with fragmentary samisen accompaniment, used in 浄瑠璃(Jōruri, a type of puppet theater) and other performance types.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 5

Grade: 6
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese 序詞(zjoX zi, literally series; preface + words).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

序詞 ‎(hiragana じょし, romaji joshi)

  1. foreword, preface, prologue

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9