一角獣

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いつ > いっ
Grade: 1
かく
Grade: 2
じゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/ikkakuziu/ → /ikkakuzyuː/. Literally "single horned beast".

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Noun[edit]

一角獣 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 一角獸, hiragana いっかくじゅう, rōmaji ikkakujū, historical hiragana いっかくじう)

  1. a mythical horse with a single horn; a unicorn
  2. (rare) a mythical chimera-like beast; a qilin

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