重箱読み

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Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 3
はこ > ばこ
Grade: 3

Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 重箱 ‎(jūbako, tiered boxes) +‎ 読み ‎(yomi, reading, pronunciation). For the way in which the word 重箱 is read with an on'yomi for the first kanji and a kun'yomi for the second kanji.

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NounEdit

重箱読み ‎(hiragana じゅうばこよみ, romaji jūbakoyomi, historical hiragana ぢゆうばこよみ)

  1. (linguistics) A reading pattern for certain kanji compound words, using the Chinese-derived on'yomi for the first kanji, and the native Japanese kun'yomi for the second kanji.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
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