ChineseEdit

phonetic
trad. (鴯鶓)
simp. (鸸鹋)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English emu. Borrowed via Cantonese.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

鴯鶓

  1. emu

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
みゅう
Hyōgaiji
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

See エミュー.

The kanji spelling is very rare. The expected on'yomi might be nimyō or jibyō. The spelling instead appears to be a borrowing from modern Chinese 鴯鶓鸸鹋 (érmiáo).

NounEdit

鴯鶓(エミュー) (emyū

  1. (very rare) Alternative spelling of エミュー (emu).