飛魚

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

飛魚

  1. flying fish

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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飛魚 (tobiuo, tobio, ago): a flying fish
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Kanji in this term
と(び)
Grade: 4
うお
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Compound of 飛び (tobi, flying, the stem or continuative form of verb 飛ぶ tobu, “to fly”) +‎ (uo, fish).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

飛魚 (hiragana とびうお, romaji tobiuo)

  1. a flying fish

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
と(び)
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
Irregular

Alteration of tobiuo reading.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

飛魚 (hiragana とびお, romaji tobio)

  1. a flying fish

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
Irregular

Unknown. Alternate name for tobiuo above. Dialect word, used in areas around Kyūshū and the Sea of Japan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

飛魚 (hiragana あご, romaji ago)

  1. (dialect, Kyūshū, Sea of Japan) a flying fish

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9