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訓読み

訓読み

Japanese

Kanji in this term
くん
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi

Noun

読み (hiragana くんよみ, romaji kun'yomi)

  1. (linguistics) Japanese native reading for Chinese characters, kanji, using 大和言葉 (yamato kotoba, Japanese native words).

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Verb

訓読みする (hiragana くんよみする, romaji kun'yomi suru)

  1. to use the kun'yomi of a word, to read a word using the pronunciation based on the native Japanese word

Conjugation

References

  1. 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 1 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