ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 蝴蝶 (“butterfly; hinge”).
(This term, 胡蝶, is a variant form of 蝴蝶.)

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
ちょう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
蝴蝶

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle Chinese 胡蝶 (MC ɦuo tʰep̚).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(ちょう) (kochōこてふ (kotefu)?

  1. butterfly

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN