白熊

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ChineseEdit

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
bear; to scold; to rebuke
simp. and trad.
(白熊)

EtymologyEdit

‎(white) +‎ ‎(bear). Compare Japanese 白熊 ‎(shirokuma), Korean 흰곰 ‎(huin-gom), Vietnamese gấu trắng, all of which literally means “white bear”.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

白熊

  1. a polar bear

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しろ
Grade: 1
くま
Grade: S
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

‎(shiro, white) +‎ ‎(kuma, bear).[1][2] Compare Chinese 白熊, Korean 흰곰 ‎(huin-gom), Vietnamese gấu trắng, all of which literally mean “white bear”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

白熊 ‎(hiragana しろくま, katakana シロクマ, romaji shirokuma)

  1. a polar bear

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
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