蝙蝠

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ChineseEdit

bat bat
simp. and trad.
(蝙蝠)
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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

蝙蝠

  1. bat (small flying mammal)

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (蝙蝠):

JapaneseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Alteration of kawahori.[1]

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蝙蝠 ‎(hiragana こうもり, katakana コウモリ, romaji kōmori, historical hiragana かうもり)

  1. bat (small flying mammal)
  2. opportunist
  3. Abbreviation of 蝙蝠傘.
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɰᵝa̠ho̞ɾi]

NounEdit

蝙蝠 ‎(hiragana かわほり, romaji kawahori, historical hiragana かはほり)

  1. bat (small flying mammal)
  2. bat fan, a folded paper fan
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
へん
Hyōgaiji
ふく > ぷく
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蝙蝠 ‎(hiragana へんぷく, romaji henpuku)

  1. bat (small flying mammal)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

蝙蝠 ‎(pyeonbok) ‎(hangeul 편복)

  1. Hanja form? of 편복, “bat (small flying mammal)”.

OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with mainland Japanese 蝙蝠 ‎(kōmori).

NounEdit

蝙蝠 ‎(hiragana かーぶやー, romaji kaabuyaa)

  1. bat (small flying mammal)
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