Last modified on 22 June 2014, at 19:41

人魚

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("man, person, people") +  ("fish").

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

人魚

  1. mermaid, siren, merman

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
ぎょ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

(nin, human being, person, man) +‎ (gyo, fish)

NounEdit

人魚 (hiragana にんぎょ, romaji ningyo)

  1. mermaid, siren
    • 伝説 (でんせつ)では、彼女 (かのじょ)人魚 (にんぎょ)だったと ()われる。
      densetsu de wa,kanojo wa ningyo datta to iwareru.
      The legend says that she was a mermaid.
  2. merman

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

人魚 (ineo) (hangeul 인어)

  1. Hanja form? of 인어, “mermaid, siren, merman”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

人魚

  1. Hán tự form of nhân ngư, "mermaid, siren, merman"