尖鼠

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尖鼠

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 尖り (togari, stem form of verb 尖る (togaru), "to be pointy or sharp") +‎ (nezumi, mouse, rat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Kun'yomi
  • IPA(key): [to̞ga̠ɽi ne̞zɯᵝmi], [to̞ŋa̠ɽi ne̞zɯᵝmi]

Noun[edit]

尖鼠 (hiragana とがりねずみ, katakana トガリネズミ, romaji togari nezumi)

  1. (zoology) a shrew

Usage notes[edit]

As with many biology terms, this is often spelled in katakana.


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

尖鼠 (cheomseo) (hangeul 첨서)

  1. Hanja form? of 첨서, “shrew”.