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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

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こう
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くも > ぐも
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The contrails of a four engined jet over London, England.

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 飛行機 (hikōki, airplane, aeroplane) and (kumo, clouds). The kumo changes to gumo as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

NounEdit

飛行機雲 (hiragana ひこうきぐも, rōmaji hikōkigumo)

  1. vapor trail, contrail