See also:
U+72E2, 狢
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-72E2

[U+72E1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+72E3]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 94, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 大竹竹水口 (KHHER), composition )

  1. animal name

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 710, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20366
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1122, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1345, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+72E2

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Definitions

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“tanuki”).
(This character is a variant form of ).

Japanese

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Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. badger
  2. raccoon dog

Readings

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Etymology 1

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A (mujina) from the 和漢三才図会 (Wakan Sansai Zue)
Kanji in this term
むじな
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling

From Old Japanese. First attested in the Nihon Shoki of 720 CE.[1]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(むじな) or (ムジナ) (mujina

  1. Synonym of 穴熊 (anaguma): a badger
  2. (regional) Synonym of (tanuki): a raccoon dog
    from the similarity of its fur color compared to a badger
  3. (mythology) a yōkai that shapeshifts and deceives humans
Usage notes
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Derived terms
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Proverbs
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Etymology 2

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Kanji in this term
もじな
Hyōgaiji
irregular

Shift from mujina above.[1]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(もじな) (mojina

  1. (regional) Same as むじな (mujina) above.

Etymology 3

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Kanji in this term
うじな
Hyōgaiji
irregular

From Old Japanese. First attested in the Nihon Shoki of 720 CE.[3]

Possibly a shift from mujina above.

Noun

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(うじな) (ujina

  1. (obsolete) Same as むじな (mujina) above.

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 狢・貉”, in 日本国語大辞典 [Nihon Kokugo Daijiten]‎[1] (in Japanese), concise edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ ”, in 日本国語大辞典 [Nihon Kokugo Daijiten]‎[2] (in Japanese), concise edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000

Korean

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Hanja

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(hak) (hangeul , revised hak, McCune–Reischauer hak, Yale hak)

  1. (오소리 학, osori-): badger

Synonyms

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(hak)
(hwan)
- (-ung) "-bear"

See also

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