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をぅーじ・をぅうじ・ううじ

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

wuuji · uuji [(w)uːd͡ʑi]

Definition

Noun

  1. Sugarcane; sugar cane

Etymology

Cognate to Tanegashima おおぎ oogi; Amami うぎ ugi; Okinoerabu をぅじ wuji; Yoron ふぎ fugi; Okinawan をぅーじ wuuji; and Miyako ぶーぎ buugi and ぶーず buuzu "sugar cane". Also cognate to the standard Japanese term おぎ【荻】 ogi, which refers to Amur Silvergrass (Miscanthus sacchariflorus), an unrelated grass plant.

意味:さとうきび【砂糖黍】、かんしょ・かんしゃ【甘藷】

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