わに

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

わに (romaji wani)

  1. : an aligator or crocodile; a shark or other large dangerous fish
  2. ワニ: an aligator or crocodile

Proper noun[edit]

わに (romaji Wani)

  1. 王仁: Wani, a possibly legendary immigrant to Japan from the Korean peninsula kingdom of Baekje, invited during the reign of Emperor Ōjin (270-310 AD); notable for purportedly bringing the Analects of Confucius and the Thousand Character Classic to Japan (though this is controversial; see the Wikipedia article on Wani for details)