蚯蚓

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Chinese[edit]

earthworm earthworm
simp. and trad.
(蚯蚓)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蚯蚓

  1. earthworm

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蚯蚓 (counter , hiragana みみず, katakana ミミズ, romaji mimizu)

  1. earthworm

Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as ミミズ.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3