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A picture of hippopotami.


カバ (hiragana かば, romaji kaba)

  1. 河馬: a hippopotamus, a hippo, a river horse, a sea cow

Usage notesEdit

  • The kanji spelling 河馬 is rarely used, and never used in science. The katakana カバ is more common, especially in scientific contexts.