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See also:
U+4E80, 亀
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E80
乿
[U+4E7F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E81]

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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Glyph originEdit

Variant of , simplified from . The modern Japanese usage is of reform (shinjitai) nature.

Han characterEdit

(radical 213 +0, 11 strokes, cangjie input 弓田中山 (NWLU), four-corner 27716, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 142, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 210
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 8 (in addendum), page 10, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+4E80

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. tortoise, turtle

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Kanji in this term
かめ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana かめ, katakana カメ, rōmaji kame)

  1. a turtle (land or marine reptile with a shell)
    • 2007, 蓮実香佑 Hasumi Kōsuke, おとぎ話の生物学 The Biology of Fairy Tales, page 28
       (やす)んで ()けてしまったウサギと (やす)まず (はし)って (しょう) ()したカメ
      Yasunde makete shimatta usagi to yasumazu hashitte shōri shita kame.
      The tortoise that ran without resting and won, and the hare that rested and lost.
    • 1999 March 6, “モンスタートル [Monsturtle]”, in Starter Boxスターターボックス (in Japanese), Konami:
      トゲのついたこうらを ()につけたカメ。とても (きょう) (ぼう) (ひと)になつかない。
      Toge no tsuita kōra o mi ni tsuketa kame. Totemo kyōbō de hito ni natsukanai.
      A turtle sheltered in a spiked shell. It is very hostile against humans.
    • 2000 April 20, “ほのおらうおおガメ [Giant Fire-Eating Turtle]”, in Magic Ruler -魔法の支配者- (in Japanese), Konami:
       () () (こう) () (とく) (ちょう)カメ (ほのお) ()べると ()われている。
      Makka na kōra ga tokuchō no kame. Honō o taberu to iwareteiru.
      A turtle with a distinctively deep red shell. It is said to feed on fire.

Related termsEdit

PhraseEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gwi, gyun) (hangeul , , revised gwi, gyun, McCune-Reischauer kwi, kyun)

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