See also: 髑髅

Contents

ChineseEdit

skull skull
trad. (髑髏)
simp. (髑髅)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

髑髏

  1. skull of a corpse
  2. head of a corpse

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
どく
Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese 髑髏.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

髑髏 (hiragana どくろ, rōmaji dokuro)

  1. weathered clean skull

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Compound of 曝れ (sare, weathered, continuative (連用形) form of 曝れる) +‎ (kōbe, head).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) しゃれこうべ [shàrékóꜜòbè] (Nakadaka - [3])[1][2]
  • IPA(key): [ɕa̠ɺ̠e̞ko̞ːbe̞]
  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) しゃりこうべ [shàríkóꜜòbè] (Nakadaka - [3])[1][2]
  • IPA(key): [ɕa̠ɾiko̞ːbe̞]

NounEdit

髑髏 (hiragana されこうべ, rōmaji sarekōbe, historical hiragana されかうべ)
(alternative reading hiragana しゃれこうべ, romaji sharekōbe, historical hiragana しゃれかうべ)
(alternative reading hiragana しゃりこうべ, romaji sharikōbe, historical hiragana しゃりかうべ)

  1. weathered clean skull

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0