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bone
 
cards; game pieces; signboard; plate; tablet
trad. (骨牌)
simp. #(骨牌)
 
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骨牌

  1. domino

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Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
こつ > こっ
Grade: 6
はい > ぱい
Hyōgaiji
kan’on

Borrowing from Mandarin 骨牌 (gǔpái, Chinese-style dominoes).[1]

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骨牌 (hiragana こっぱい, rōmaji koppai)

  1. (card games) playing cards
    Synonym: カルタ (karuta)
  2. (mahjong) mahjong tiles made from animal bone
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Hyōgaiji
jukujikun
For pronunciation and definitions of 骨牌 – see the following entry at カルタ.
カルタ【歌留多・加留多・骨牌】
[noun](card games) playing cards, especially Japanese traditional playing cards
(This term, 骨牌, is a kanji spelling of カルタ.)

Usage notesEdit

The kanji spelling is an example of jukujikun (熟字訓), from koppai above.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 骨牌”, in 世界大百科事典 第2版 (Sekai Dai-hyakka Jiten Dainiban, Heibonsha World Encyclopedia Second Edition)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Heibonsha, 1998
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN