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しーし【煤】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

shiishi [ɕiːɕi]

Definition

Noun

  1. Soot

Etymology

Cognate to Kikai すす susu; Okinawan しーし shiishi; Yonaguni ちち chichi; standard Japanese すす【煤】 susu "soot". Likely cognate to Korean 숟 sut "charcoal; soot", historically recorded under the form 수ᇧ (Yale: swusk) in the 1459 Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보). Unclear relation with Japanese すみ【炭】 sumi "charcoal". Compare also Korean 숯불 sutbul and Japanese すみび【炭火】 sumibi "charcoal fire".

意味:すす【煤】

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