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Elephant catching a flying tengu

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Borrowed from Japanese 天狗

NounEdit

tengu (plural tengus or tengu)

  1. (mythology) A mythical Japanese creature, typically birdlike and having a long nose.

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  • Merriam-Webster Online, MSN Encarta Dictionary, and Webster’s Third New International Dictionary all have no entry.

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 天狗.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteŋːu/, [ˈt̪e̞ŋːu]
  • Hyphenation: ten‧gu

NounEdit

tengu

  1. (Japanese mythology) tengu

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tengu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tengu tengut
genitive tengun tengujen
partitive tengua tenguja
illative tenguun tenguihin
singular plural
nominative tengu tengut
accusative nom. tengu tengut
gen. tengun
genitive tengun tengujen
partitive tengua tenguja
inessive tengussa tenguissa
elative tengusta tenguista
illative tenguun tenguihin
adessive tengulla tenguilla
ablative tengulta tenguilta
allative tengulle tenguille
essive tenguna tenguina
translative tenguksi tenguiksi
instructive tenguin
abessive tengutta tenguitta
comitative tenguineen

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tengu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of てんぐ