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bee; wasp bird; penis
trad. (蜂鳥)
simp. (蜂鸟)
 
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Compare Japanese 蜂鳥 (hachidori, literally bee bird), Korean 벌새 (beolsae, literally bee bird), Vietnamese chim ong (literally bee bird).

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NounEdit

蜂鳥

  1. hummingbird

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
はち
Grade: S
とり > どり
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
 
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EtymologyEdit

From (hachi, bee) +‎ (tori, bird). Compare Chinese 蜂鳥 (literally bee bird), Korean 벌새 (beolsae, literally bee bird), Vietnamese chim ong (literally bee bird).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜂鳥 (hiragana はちどり, katakana ハチドリ, rōmaji hachidori)

  1. a hummingbird

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN