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からじ

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

karaji

Definition

Noun

  1. Hair (on the head)

Etymology

Cognate to Okinoerabu はらじ haraji; Okinawan からじ karaji; and Yonaguni からん karan "hair (on the head)". Historically transcribed in Chinese sources as 嗑籃子 [kaɁ.lan.tsɿ] and 嗑藍子 [kaɁ.lan.tsɿ] and Korean sources as 가난ㅿᅮ [ka.nan.zu], suggesting Old Okinawan *karazu. (Source: Lin, Chihkai. A reconstruction of Old Okinawan: A corpus-based approach (2015), page 150)

意味:かみ【髪】、かみのけ【髪の毛】、もうはつ【毛髪】、かしら【頭】、ヘア

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