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そーが【生姜・生薑・薑】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa: Ogimi, Miyako: Hirara)

sooga [soːɡa]

Definition

Noun

  1. Ginger (sp. Zingiber officinale)

Etymology

Cognate to Kagoshima しょが shoga and そが soga; Amami しょーが shooga; Okinawan (Nakijin and Shuri) そーがー soogaa; Okinawan (Ogimi) and Miyako (Hirara) そーが sooga; Miyako (Ogami) そーか sooka; Yaeyama (Taketomi) しょんげェ shongë [ɕoɴgə]; and standard Japanese ショウガ・しょうが【生姜・生薑・薑】 shouga "ginger". Also cognate to Korean 생강 saenggang "ginger". Ultimately from a Chinese compound of 【生】 "raw" and 【姜・薑】 "ginger" (cf. Mandarin jiāng; Cantonese goeng1 and giang1; Gan jiong1; Guandong kiông and giong1; Jin jion1; Min Bei gióng; Min Dong giŏng; Wu jian; Xiang jian1; Teochew gion1 and giên1; Hokkien kiuⁿ, kioⁿ, kiauⁿ, kiong and kiang).

意味:ショウガ・しょうが【生姜・生薑・薑】

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