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ChineseEdit

fruit; result
simp. and trad.
(映日果)
映日

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

映日果

  1. Alternative name for 無花果无花果 (wúhuāguǒ).

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: 1 Grade: 4
Irregular

From Middle Chinese 映日果 (ʔˠiæŋH ȵiɪt̚ kuɑX, fig), a transliteration of Persian انجیر (anjir, fig) + Middle Chinese (kuɑX, fruit). The reading いちじく (ichijiku) is possibly a Japanese corruption of the Chinese pronunciation.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

映日果 (hiragana いちじく, katakana イチジク, rōmaji ichijiku)

  1. Alternative spelling of 無花果

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
えい
Grade: 6
じつ
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 映日 (ʔˠiæŋH ȵiɪt̚), a transliteration of Persian انجیر (anjir, fig) + Middle Chinese (kuɑX, fruit)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

映日果 (hiragana えいじつか, rōmaji eijitsuka, historical hiragana えいじつくわ)

  1. fig

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3