皮虫

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

kapamushi → kaɸamushi → kawamushi. Literally kapa (skin, fur, hair) + mushi (insect).

Noun[edit]

皮虫 (hiragana かわむし, romaji kawamushi, historical hiragana かはむし)

  1. caterpillar

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References[edit]

  • 1992, Osamu Ōtsuki; Gen'e Imai, Sumiaki Morishita, Masao Karashima, Shin Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei 26: Tsutsumi Chūnagon Monogatari, Torikaebaya Monogatari (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4-00-240026-3: