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ベーゴマ
Kanji in this term
ばい > べい
Grade: 1
Grade: 5 Grade: 2
Irregular jukujikun

Etymology 1Edit

Shift from baigoma below.[1][2]

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

貝独楽 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 貝獨樂, hiragana べいごま, rōmaji beigoma)
(alternative reading hiragana べえごま, katakana ベーゴマ, romaji bēgoma)

  1. a spinning top traditionally made from 巻き貝 (makigai, snail or spiral shell)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ばい
Grade: 1
Grade: 5 Grade: 2
kan’yōon jukujikun

Compound of (bai, shell) +‎ 独楽 (koma, spinning top).

The koma changes to goma as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

貝独楽 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 貝獨樂, hiragana ばいごま, rōmaji baigoma)

  1. a spinning top traditionally made from 巻き貝 (makigai, snail or spiral shell)
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN