ChineseEdit

mountain; hill caprid
simp. and trad.
(山羊)
 
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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

山羊

  1. goat (animal) (Classifier: )
  2. (Mainland China) buck; vaulting horse

SynonymsEdit

  • (goat): (yáng)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 ヤギ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3
Irregular

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

The kanji, from (mountain) +‎ (sheep), is jukujikun (熟字訓). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

山羊(やぎ) (yagi

  1. a goat (animal)
    • 2000 April 20, “(ふか)(もり)(ちょう)(ろう) [Elder of the Deep Woods]”, in Magic Ruler -魔法の支配者-, Konami:
      (むかし)から(もり)()んでいる(しろ)ヤギ(しん)姿(すがた)(もり)(ちょう)(ろう)
      Mukashi kara mori ni sundeiru shiroyagi. Shin no sugata wa Mori no Chōrō.
      A white goat who has dwelt in the woods since ancient times. Its true color is an Elder of the Woods.
Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as ヤギ.

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
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

山羊 (sanyang) (hangeul 산양)

  1. Hanja form? of 산양 (long-tailed goral).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

山羊

  1. Hán tự form of sơn dương (chamois).