Chinese edit

coconut diminutive suffix
trad. (椰子)
simp. #(椰子)
 
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Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (36) (13)
Final () (100) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Baxter yae tsiX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jia/ /t͡sɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/jia/ /t͡sɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ia/ /t͡sieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jia/ /t͡sɨX/
Li
Rong
/ia/ /t͡siəX/
Wang
Li
/jĭa/ /t͡sĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯a/ /t͡siX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
je4 zi2

Noun edit

椰子

  1. coconut (Classifier: m;  m c)

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Descendants edit

Sino-Xenic (椰子):
  • Japanese: 椰子(やし) (yashi)
  • Korean: 야자(椰子) (yaja)

See also edit

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology edit

From Middle Chinese 椰子 (jia t͡sɨX).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

()() (yashi

  1. coconut palm, or more generally, any palm tree

Usage notes edit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts (where katakana is customary), as ヤシ.

Synonyms edit

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References edit

  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

Korean edit

Hanja in this term

Noun edit

椰子 (yaja) (hangeul 야자)

  1. Hanja form? of 야자 (coconut palm).