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See also: 飞蝗

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ChineseEdit

to fly locust
trad. (飛蝗)
simp. (飞蝗)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

飛蝗

  1. migratory locust

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Etymology 1Edit

Likely from Ainu パタ (pata, locust, grasshopper). Compare the possibly related Ainu words パタパタㇰセ (patapatakse, jump about, snap off) and パッチェ (patche, fly about, spray, explode).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

飛蝗 (hiragana ばった, katakana バッタ, rōmaji batta)

  1. a grasshopper

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1905, Batchelor, An Ainu-English-Japanese Dictionary, Tōkyō: Methodist Publishing House.
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN