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そい・しょい【醤油・醬油】

 Kyushu (Kagoshima)

soi · shoi [soj~ɕoj]

Definition

Noun

  1. Soy sauce; shoyu

Etymology

Cognate to standard Japanese しょうゆ【醤油・醬油】 shouyu "soy sauce". Ultimately from Chinese 【酱油・醤油・醬油】 "soy sauce" (cf. Mandarin jiàngyóu; Cantonese zoeng3 jau4; Min Nan chiùⁿ-iû; Wu tsian ; Middle Chinese *tsjaŋ jǝw), itself a compound of "thick sauce; paste" and "oil".

Notes

The English word "soy" was borrowed from this dialect, while the variant "soya" or "soja" was borrowed from its topicalized form, そや soya / しょや shoya.

意味:しょうゆ【醤油・醬油】

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