甲虫

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: S
ちゅう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

甲虫 (hiragana こうちゅう, romaji kōchū)

  1. beetle

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
かぶと
Grade: S
むし
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

甲虫 (hiragana かぶとむし, romaji kabutomushi)

  1. Japanese rhinoceros beetle, a kind of beetle

Alternative forms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 甲蟲

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally, "shell insect."

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiǎchóng
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄚˇ ㄔㄨㄥˊ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯a̠²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʈ͡ʂʰʊŋ³⁵/

Noun[edit]

甲虫 (simplified, Pinyin jiǎchóng, traditional 甲蟲)

  1. beetle