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ChineseEdit

 
earth; dust; rural; uncouth; uncultured; plebeian
suckling pig
simp. and trad.
(土豚)
 
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土豚

EtymologyEdit

(earth) +‎ (suckling pig), calque of Afrikaans erdvark (earth pig)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

土豚

  1. an aardvark (mammal)

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
つち
Grade: 1
ぶた
Grade: S
kun’yomi
 ツチブタ on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

(tsuchi, earth) +‎ (buta, pig), calque of Afrikaans erdvark (earth pig)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

土豚 (hiragana つちぶた, katakana ツチブタ, rōmaji tsuchibuta)

  1. an aardvark (mammal)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9