人魚

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("man, person, people") +  ("fish").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

人魚

  1. mermaid, siren, merman

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
ぎょ
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(nin, human being, person, man) +‎ (gyo, fish)

Noun[edit]

人魚 (hiragana にんぎょ, romaji ningyo)

  1. mermaid, siren
    • 伝説 (でんせつ)では、彼女 (かのじょ)人魚 (にんぎょ)だったと ()われる。
      densetsu de wa,kanojo wa ningyo datta to iwareru.
      The legend says that she was a mermaid.
  2. merman

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

人魚 (ineo) (hangeul 인어)

  1. Hanja form? of 인어, “mermaid, siren, merman”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

人魚

  1. Hán tự form of nhân ngư, "mermaid, siren, merman"