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ChineseEdit

east road; path; way
trad. (東路)
simp. (东路)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

東路

  1. (literary) eastern road
  2. (literary) the road home

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あずま
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EtymologyEdit

/adumadi/ > /azumazi/.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

東路 (hiragana あずまじ, rōmaji azumaji, historical hiragana あづまぢ)

  1. a road or path from the capital to the eastern regions
    • c. 1060: Sarashina Nikki
      あづま路の道のはてよりも、猶奥つかたに生い出でたる人、いか許かはあやしかりけむを、いかにおもひはじめける事にか、世中に物語といふ物のあんなるを [...]

ReferencesEdit

  • Hasegawa, Masaharu; Yūichirō Imanishi, Hiroshi Itō, Hiroshi Yoshioka (1989) Shin Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei 24: Tosa Nikki, Kagerō Nikki, Murasaki Shikibu Nikki, Sarashina Nikki, Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN