JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
がら
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi Irregular
 コガラ on Japanese Wikipedia
  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Is this a clipping of () (ko) + (からす) (karasu)? Compare with エボシガラ (eboshigara), 四十雀(しじゅうから) (shijūkara), and 山雀(やまがら) (yamagara).”

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(がら) (kogara

  1. a willow tit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
すずめ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
 小雀町 on Japanese Wikipedia

From (ko, small) +‎ (suzume, sparrow)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(すずめ) (kosuzume

  1. (literally) a small sparrow
  2. a baby sparrow
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Proper nounEdit

()(すずめ) (Kosuzume

  1. Kosuzume (a town in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan)