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座布団
Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
ふ > ぶ
Grade: 5
とん
Grade: 5

EtymologyEdit

(ざ, za, seat) + (ふ, fu, cloth) + (とん, ton, mass)

The futon reading for 布団 changes to buton as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d͡za̠bɯ̟ᵝtõ̞ɴ]

NounEdit

座布団 (hiragana ざぶとん, rōmaji zabuton)

  1. Japanese cushion

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