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っんむ【芋】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

qnmu · 'nmu [ʔm̩mu]

Definition

Noun

  1. Potato; sweet potato; taro; tuber
    1. とーっんむ【唐
      tooqnmu · too'nmu
      "Chinese potato", "Sweet potato"
    2. きーっんむ【木
      kiiqnmu · kii'nmu
      "Cassava plant", "Tapioca plant" (lit. "tree potato")
    3. たーんむ・たー【田
      taanmu · taamu
      "A shallow field of water in which taro or potatoes are grown"

Etymology

Attested under the spellings moo (mu) and moóndee (múndi"potatoes, sweet" in the 1818 Vocabulary of the language spoken at the Great Loo-Choo island in the Japan Sea, by Herbert John Clifford. Cognate to standard Japanese いも【芋】 imo.

意味:いも【芋】

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