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JapaneseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

sopodo > soɸodo > sowodo > soodo > soːdo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana そおど, rōmaji sōdo, historical hiragana そほど)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away birds and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
  • 案山子 (かかし) (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (そうず) (sōzu)
Derived termsEdit
  • 案山子 (そうず) (sōzu)

Etymology 2Edit

sopodu > soɸodu > sowozu > soozu > soːzu. From earlier sōdo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana そおず, rōmaji sōzu, historical hiragana そほづ)

  1. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away birds and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
  • 案山子 (かかし) (kakashi)
  • 案山子 (そうど) (sōdo)

Etymology 3Edit

From verb 嗅がす (kagasu, smell), nominalized to kagashi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana かがし, rōmaji kagashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away birds and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • 案山子 (かかし) (kakashi)

Etymology 4Edit

From 案山子 (kagashi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

案山子 (hiragana かかし, rōmaji kakashi)

  1. a foul scent placed in rice patties to keep animals away
  2. a doll placed in a rice field to scare away birds and animals; a scarecrow
SynonymsEdit