イワトビペンギン

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(iwa, rock) +‎ 跳び (tobi,  (れん) (よう) (けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb 跳ぶ) +‎ ペンギン (pengin, penguin). Likely a calque of English rockhopper penguin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [iɰᵝa̠to̞bʲi pẽ̞ŋʲɡʲĩɴ]

Noun[edit]

イワトビペンギン (hiragana and katakana いわとびペンギン, rōmaji iwatobi pengin)

  1. rockhopper penguin