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てぃだ【天道・太陽】

 Ryukyu (Amami: Kikai)

tida [tʰida]

Definition

Noun

  1. Sun; solar

Etymology

Derived from *teda < *tendan "sun". Ultimately from Chinese (cf. Mandarin tiāndào). Cognate to standard Japanese tendou; Kagoshima tendo; Tokara tendou and tentou; Okinawan tida and tiida; Yonaguni tidan. See "On the Ryukyuan word for 'sun'" (pdf) for details.

意味:ひ【日】、たいよう【太陽】、きんう【金烏】

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