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すな
Grade: 6
とき > ど
Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (suna, sand) +‎ 時計(tokei, clock). The tokei changes to dokei as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

砂時計 ‎(hiragana すなどけい, romaji sunadokei)

  1. hourglass

SynonymsEdit

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