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See also: 青鲛

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ChineseEdit

green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.) shark
trad. (青鮫)
simp. (青鲛)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

青鮫

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) ferocious sea fish

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
あお
Grade: 1
さめ > ざめ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (ao, blue) +‎ (same, shark).[1][2][3] The same changes to zame as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

青鮫 (hiragana あおざめ, katakana アオザメ, rōmaji aozame, historical hiragana あをざめ, historical katakana アヲザメ)

  1. a shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus

Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as アオザメ.

Not to be confused with 葦切鮫 (yoshikirizame, blue shark)

Derived termsEdit

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
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN