蜻蛉

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Chinese[edit]

dragonfly sandfly
simp. and trad.
(蜻蛉)

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Noun[edit]

蜻蛉

  1. damselfly, lacewing

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

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Noun[edit]

蜻蛉 (hiragana とんぼ, katakana トンボ, romaji tonbo)

  1. a dragonfly
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蜻蛉 (hiragana かげろう, katakana カゲロウ, romaji kagerō, historical hiragana かげろふ)

  1. Alternative spelling of 蜉蝣: a mayfly

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9