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ChineseEdit

man; person; people fish
trad. (人魚)
simp. (人鱼)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

人魚

  1. merperson; merfolk
  2. dugong
  3. manatee
  4. salamander

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
ぎょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 人魚 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

(nin, human) +‎ (gyo, fish)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

人魚 (hiragana にんぎょ, rōmaji ningyo)

  1. a merperson
     (にん) (ぎょ) (ひめ)
    Ningyohime
    The Little Mermaid
    伝説 (でんせつ)では、彼女 (かのじょ) (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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

人魚 (ineo) (hangeul 인어)

  1. Hanja form? of 인어, “merperson”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

人魚

  1. Hán tự form of nhân ngư, “merperson