砂時計

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JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term
すな
Grade: 6
と > ど
Grade: 2
けい
Grade: 2
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

‎(suna, sand) +‎ 時計 ‎(tokei, timepiece). 時計 is spelled with jukujikun (熟字訓). The to changes to do as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) などけい [sùnádóꜜkèè] (Nakadaka - [3])
  • IPA(key): [sɯ̃ᵝna̠do̞ke̞ː]

NounEdit

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

  1. an hourglass (clock)
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