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ChineseEdit

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child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(椰子)
alt. forms 椰仔

EtymologyEdit

From (, “coconut”) + (, “diminutive suffix”)

PronunciationEdit



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
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

NounEdit

椰子

  1. coconut

See alsoEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (椰子):

JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 椰子 ‎(jia t͡sɨX).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

椰子 ‎(hiragana やし, katakana ヤシ, romaji yashi)

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

Usage notesEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

椰子 ‎(Yaja) ‎(hangeul 야자)

  1. Hanja form? of 야자, “coconut”.
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