七面鳥

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しち
Grade: 1
めん
Grade: 3
ちょう
Grade: 2
goon
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Etymology[edit]

(shichi, seven) +‎ (men, face) +‎ (chō, bird)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

七面鳥(しちめんちょう) (shichimenchō (historical kana しちめんてう)

  1. a wild turkey
  2. (by extension) a turkey (bird)
    Synonyms: ターキー (tākī), カラクン (karakun), カラクン鳥 (karakun-chō)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN