ミツアナグマ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (mitsu, honey) +‎ 穴熊 (anaguma, badger), likely a calque of English honey badger.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mʲit͡sɨᵝ a̠na̠ɡɯ̟ᵝma̠]

Noun[edit]

ミツアナグマ (hiragana みつあなぐま, rōmaji mitsu anaguma)

  1. Synonym of ラーテル (rāteru): a honey badger, a ratel

Usage notes[edit]

The term ラーテル (rāteru) appears to be more common.