Japanese edit

 後舌母音 on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
あと
Grade: 2
した > じた
Grade: 6

Grade: 2
いん
Grade: 1
kun’yomi on’yomi

後舌(あとじた) (atojita, tongue positioned relatively back) + 母音(ぼいん) (boin, vowel).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Tokyo) とじたぼいん [àtójítá bóꜜìǹ] (Nakadaka – [5])
  • IPA(key): [a̠to̞ʑita̠ bo̞ĩɴ]

Noun edit

(あと)(じた)()(いん) (atojita boin

  1. (phonetics) back vowel
Synonyms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
ぜつ
Grade: 6

Grade: 2
いん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

後舌(こうぜつ) (kōzetsu, tongue positioned relatively back) + 母音(ぼいん) (boin, vowel).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Tokyo) ーぜつぼいん [kòózétsú bóꜜìǹ] (Nakadaka – [5])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ko̞ːze̞t͡sɨᵝ bo̞ĩɴ]

Noun edit

(こう)(ぜつ)()(いん) (kōzetsu boin

  1. (phonetics, dated) back vowel

References edit

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