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See also: 鱼狗

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ChineseEdit

fish dog
trad. (魚狗)
simp. (鱼狗)

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

魚狗

  1. kingfisher (Classifier: m)

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Hyōgaiji
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 魚狗 (literally fish dog)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

魚狗 (hiragana かわせみ, katakana カワセミ, rōmaji kawasemi, historical hiragana かはせみ, historical katakana カハセミ)

  1. Alternative spelling of 川蝉 (common kingfisher)