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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (ko, tree) +‎ (tama, spirit). /ko/ is an older and apophonic form of /ki/ found in compounds.

NounEdit

木霊 ‎(hiragana こたま, romaji kotama)

  1. a tree spirit
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 1, page 44:
      樹神 内典、樹神、和名古多万

NounEdit

木霊 ‎(hiragana こだま, romaji kodama)

  1. a tree spirit
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 1, page 44:
      樹神 内典、樹神、和名古多万

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