ChineseEdit

water; river female; mother
simp. and trad.
(水母)

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Why "mother"?”)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

水母

  1. jellyfish (Classifier: ; )

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2
Irregular
 クラゲ on Japanese Wikipedia

Jukujikun (熟字訓). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From Old Japanese?”)

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

水母(くらげ) (kurage

  1. a jellyfish
  2. (zoology) medusa
Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

水母(すいぼ) (suibo

  1. a jellyfish
  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