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こしゅ【胡椒】

 Kyushu (Kagoshima, Kumamoto: Amakusa)

koshu [koɕu]

Definition

Noun

  1. Pepper; black pepper

Etymology

Historically recorded in Gonza's works (ca. early 18th century) under the spelling кошу (koshu). Cognate to Nagasaki こしゅー koshuu; Kagoshima and Kumamoto こしゅ koshu; Okinawan くそー kusoo (and its rendaku variants ぐす -gusu and ぐーす -guusu); and standard Japanese こしょう【胡椒】 koshou "pepper". Historically from こせう koseu. Ultimately of Chinese origin. Cognate to Mandarin 【胡椒】 hújiāo; Cantonese 【胡椒】 wu4 ziu1; Min Nan 【胡椒粉】 hô͘-chio-hún; Korean 고추 gochu and 후추 huchu; and Vietnamese hạt tiêu "pepper".

意味:こしょう・コショウ【胡椒】

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