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Kanji in this term
あな
Grade: 6
こ > ご
Grade: 1
kun'yomi
Alternative spelling
𫙕

Etymology

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Compound of (ana, hole) +‎ (ko, child). The ko changes to go as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(あな)() or 穴子(アナゴ) (anago

  1. conger eel

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Korean: 아나고 (anago)

References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN