See also: and

U+9BF5, 鯵
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9BF5

[U+9BF4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9BF6]

Translingual

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Traditional
Shinjitai
(extended)
Simplified

Han character

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(Kangxi radical 195, +8, 19 strokes, cangjie input 弓火戈大竹 (NFIKH), composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 1473, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 7, page 4699, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+9BF5

Chinese

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“a horse mackerel”).
(This character is a variant form of ).

Japanese

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Shinjitai
(extended)

Kyūjitai

Kanji

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(Hyōgai kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. Extended shinjitai form of : horse mackerel

Readings

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Etymology

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(aji): a Japanese horse mackerel.
Kanji in this term
あじ
Hyōgai
kun'yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

Attested since at least the late 800s.[1]

The name likely derives from common noun (aji, flavor), in reference to its tastiness.[2][3]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(あじ) or (アジ) (ajiあぢ (adi) or アヂ (adi)?

  1. [from late 800s] Japanese horse mackerel

Usage notes

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As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts (where katakana is customary), as アジ.

References

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  1. ^ ”, in 日本国語大辞典 [Nihon Kokugo Daijiten]‎[1] (in Japanese), concise edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000
  2. ^ Entry at Gogen Yurai Jiten ("Etymology Derivation Dictionary", in Japanese)
  3. ^ Entry at Nihon Jiten ("Japan Dictionary", in Japanese)
  4. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 [Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten] (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  6. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN

Mandarin

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Hanzi

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(Pinyin shēn (shen1), Wade-Giles shen1)

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