U+698A, 榊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-698A

[U+6989]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+698B]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75, +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 木戈火中 (DIFL), composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 546, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 2, page 1256, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+698A

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese (sakaki).

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Cleyera japonica

JapaneseEdit

Glyph originEdit

A 国字 (kokuji, Japanese-coined character).

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

  • Kun: さかき (sakaki, )

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
さかき
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
賢木
 
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The initial saka is cognate with verb 栄える (sakaeru, to prosper, thrive), while the final ki is definitely (ki, tree).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(さかき) (sakaki

  1. Cleyera japonica, a species of tree considered sacred in Shinto
  2. any evergreen tree planted within precincts of a Shinto shrine

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(さかき) (Sakaki

  1. a placename
  2. a female given name
  3. a surname

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN