幼虫

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 6 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

幼虫 (hiragana ようちゅう, romaji yōchū)

  1. (entomology) larva
  2. (entomology) nymph (young worms or young insects in aquatic life)
  3. embryo

See also[edit]

  • 幼生 (ようせい, yōsei): larva
  • 幼体 (ようたい, yōtai): larva

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 幼蟲

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yòuchóng
Zhuyin ㄧㄡˋ ㄔㄨㄥˊ
IPA (key) /i̯oʊ̯⁵¹ ʈ͡ʂʰʊŋ³⁵/

Noun[edit]

幼虫 (simplified, Pinyin yòuchóng, traditional 幼蟲)

  1. larva