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JapaneseEdit

 サンショウウオ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 1
しょう
Hyōgaiji
うお
Grade: 2

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

山椒 (sanshō, Japanese pepper) +‎ (uo, fish).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) んしょーうお [sàńshóꜜòòò] (Nakadaka – [3])
  • IPA(key): [sã̠ɰ̃ɕo̞ːɯ̟ᵝo̞]

NounEdit

山椒魚 (hiragana さんしょううお, katakana サンショウウオ, rōmaji sanshōuo, historical hiragana さんせううを, historical katakana サンセウウヲ)

  1. a primitive salamander