動物

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 3
ぶつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

動物 (hiragana どうぶつ, romaji dōbutsu)

  1. animal

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (けもの, kemono) - beast, animal
  • 生き物 (いきもの, ikimono) - living thing, creature

References[edit]

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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 动物
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dòngwù  →  dòngwu (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄉㄨㄥˋ ㄨˋ  →  ㄉㄨㄥˋ ㄨ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /tʊŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ u⁵¹/  →  /tʊŋ⁵¹ u¹/
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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing, erhua-ed)
Pinyin dòngwùr
Zhuyin ㄉㄨㄥˋ ㄨˋㄦ
IPA (key) /tʊŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ uɻ⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

動物 (traditional, Pinyin dòngwù, simplified 动物)

  1. animal
    成為動物
    nǐ zuì xiǎng chéngwéi nǎ zhǒng dòngwù
    What animal would you most like to be?

Derived terms[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 动物
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ tɔŋ˨˩but˥˥ ]

Noun[edit]

動物 (traditional, POJ tōng-bu̍t, traditional 動物, simplified 动物)

  1. animal