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to set a bone tree; wood
trad. (接骨木) 接骨
simp. #(接骨木) 接骨
 
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接骨木

  1. elderberry

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 6 Grade: 1
Irregular

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NounEdit

接骨木 (hiragana にわとこ, katakana ニワトコ, rōmaji niwatoko, historical hiragana にはとこ)

  1. Sambucus sieboldiana
    1911, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Nikkō Shōhin[1]:
    対岸には接骨木めいた樹がすがれかかった黄葉を低れて力なさそうに水にうつむいた。
Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as ニワトコ.

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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 5
こつ
Grade: 6
ぼく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 接骨木 (tsjep kwot muwk, literally bonesetting + tree).

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NounEdit

接骨木 (hiragana せっこつぼく, rōmaji sekkotsuboku)

  1. Sambucus sieboldiana

ReferencesEdit

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