海象

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 2
しょう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

海象 (hiragana かいしょう, romaji kaishō)

  1. marine phenomenon

Etymology 2[edit]

The written form is from Chinese but the word is from Russian сивуч (sivuč).

Noun[edit]

海象 (katakana セイウチ, romaji seiuchi)

  1. walrus

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hǎixiàng
Zhuyin ㄏㄞˇ ㄒㄧㄤˋ
IPA (key) /xaɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

海象 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin hǎixiàng)

  1. walrus