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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

大蛇 ‎(hiragana だいじゃ, romaji daija)

  1. a large snake

Etymology 2Edit

/woro2ti/: *[worəti] → [woroti] → [orotɕi]. Possibly from 尾ろ(woro2, tail) + (chi, spirit).

NounEdit

大蛇 ‎(hiragana おろち, romaji orochi, historical hiragana をろち)

  1. a large snake
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 8, page 55:
      虵 [...] 一名久知奈波、日本紀私記云、虵、乎路知 [...] 毒虫也 [...]

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