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See also: 鱷梨 and 鳄梨

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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 鱷梨.
(This term, 鰐梨, is a variant form of 鱷梨.)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
わに
Hyōgaiji
なし
Grade: S
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (wani, crocodile) +‎ (nashi, pear), calque of English alligator pear.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

鰐梨 (hiragana わになし, katakana ワニナシ, rōmaji waninashi)

  1. (dated) Synonym of アボカド (abokado, avocado, alligator pear)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0