JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かる
Grade: 3
さん
Hyōgaiji
yutōyomi

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese calção (short trousers).[1][2] The kanji are an example of jukujikun (熟字訓).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

軽衫(かるさん) (karusan

  1. (historical) a kind of hakama popular in the 16th and 17th centuries: loose baggy trousers gathered at the cuff
    Synonyms: 裁着 (tattsuke), 立付 (tattsuke), もんぺ (monpe)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN