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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Hyōgaiji
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EtymologyEdit

The kanji, a compound of (sea) +‎ (rat; mouse), are jukujikun (熟字訓).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

海鼠 (hiragana なまこ, katakana ナマコ, rōmaji namako)

  1. a sea cucumber

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3