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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
くん
Grade: 4
どく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

訓読 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 訓讀, hiragana くんどく, rōmaji kundoku)

  1. Synonym of 訓読み (kun'yomi, Japanese native reading for kanji (Chinese characters), by using the pronunciation of the native Japanese word that has the same meaning.)
    Example: reading (mountain, Middle Chinese: /ʃˠɛn/, Japanese on'yomi: さん (san)) as やま (yama), the native Japanese word for “mountain”.
  2. Short for 漢文訓読 (kanbun kundoku, Japanese reading of Classical Chinese by literal translation).
    Example: reading 青取之於藍而青於藍 as  (あお) (これ) (あい)より ()りて (しか) (あい)より (あお) (ao wa kore o ai yori torite shikamo ai yori aoshi).

VerbEdit

訓読する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 訓讀する, hiragana くんどくする, rōmaji kundoku suru)

  1. to use the kun'yomi of a word, to read a word using the pronunciation of the native Japanese word
  2. to use kanbun kundoku for Classical Chinese
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
くん
Grade: 4
よ(み)
Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi
For pronunciation and definitions of 訓読 – see 訓読み (“Japanese native reading for kanji (Chinese characters)”).
(This term, 訓読, is an alternative spelling of 訓読み.)

ReferencesEdit

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