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雪女 (yuki onna): a depiction of a yuki onna from a 1781 publication.
Kanji in this term
ゆき
Grade: 2
おんな
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (yuki, snow) +‎ (onna, woman).[1][2][3][4]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

雪女(ゆきおんな) (yuki onna (historical kana ゆきをんな)

  1. yuki-onna, "snow-woman": spirit of a woman who perished out in the snow

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN