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snow collapse; fall into ruins
simp. and trad.
(雪崩)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

雪崩

  1. avalanche

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S
Irregular

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EtymologyEdit

The 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the classical verb 傾る (nadaru),[1] modern 雪崩れる, 傾れる (nadareru, to slope, descend; of snow, to slide).

The kanji spelling is jukujikun (熟字訓), borrowed from Chinese 雪崩.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

雪崩 (hiragana なだれ, rōmaji nadare)

  1. an avalanche (large sliding mass of snow and ice), snowslide
  2. an inclination
    Synonyms: 傾斜 (keisha)
  3. a collapse, crumbling
  4. a rundown of glaze on a piece of pottery, usually a 茶入れ (chaire, tea container)
    usually spelled as 頽れ
  5. name of a 下座音楽 (geza ongaku)
    Synonyms: 雪下ろし (yuki-oroshi)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0