蠅取草

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
はえ
Hyōgaiji
と(り)
Grade: 3
そう
Grade: 1
Kanji in this term
はえ
Hyōgaiji
と(り)
Grade: 3
くさ > ぐさ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(hae, fly) +‎ 取り (tori, stem of 取る (toru, to eat)) +‎ (kusa, sō, grass)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) えとりそー [hàétórísóó] (Heiban – [0])
  • IPA(key): [ha̠e̞to̞ɾʲiso̞ː]

NounEdit

(はえ)(とり)(ぐさ) (haetorigusaはへとりぐさ (fafetorigusa)?
(alternative reading hiragana はえとりそう, katakana ハエトリソウ, rōmaji haetorisō, historical hiragana はへとりさう, historical katakana ハヘトリサウ)

  1. a Venus flytrap
    Synonym: 蠅地獄 (haejigoku)