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うみんちゅ【海人】

 Ryukyu (Amami, Okinawa)

uminchu

Definition

Noun

  1. Fisherman, fishermen
  2. Diver
  3. A man of the sea

Etymology

Derived from the noun うみ【海】 umi "sea", the reduced genitive particle ん n, and the suffix ちゅ【人】 chu "person, people". Cognate to the Okinawan variant うんちゅ【海人】 unchu "fisherman, fishermen".

Notes

Variant: うんちゅ【海人】 unchu.

意味:あま【蜑・海人】、りょうし【漁師】

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