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siranupi → siranuɸi → siranuwi → siranui invalid IPA characters (→→→)

Compounded phrase from 知らぬ (shiranu, 'unknown', an archaic negative form of 知る (shiru, know)) +‎ (hi, fire).

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不知火 (hiragana しらぬい, rōmaji shiranui, historical hiragana しらぬひ)

  1. a marine will o' the wisp, more specifically one seen off the coasts of Kyūshū in the Yatsushiro Sea or Ariake Sea

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