Wednesday, October 24, 2012

伊産 - Product of Italy

Mmm... Pizza!

This is from a restaurant chalk board. It reads 伊産 4種ハムのピッツァ - isan yon shu no pittsa - four kinds of Italian ham pizza. The in 伊産 signifies Italy. It is taken from the kanji written form of Italia which is written as 伊太利, although usually people write it in katakana: イタリア.

伊 - イ, かれ
Italy, that one
Henshall: Not listed

産 - サン, う・む, う・まれる, む・す
birth, produce
Henshall: 491

種 - シュ, たね,
kind, variety
Henshall: 503

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