生物時計

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
ぶつ
Grade: 3
と > ど
Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
on’yomi Irregular

EtymologyEdit

From 生物 (biological) +‎ 時計 (clock). The tokei changes to dokei as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ーぶつどけー [sèébútsúdóꜜkèè] (Nakadaka – [5])[1]
  • IPA(key): [se̞ːbɯ̟ᵝt͡sɨᵝdo̞ke̞ː]

NounEdit

(せい)(ぶつ)()(けい) (seibutsudokei

  1. biological clock
    Synonym: 体内時計

ReferencesEdit

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