啄木鳥

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See also: 啄木鸟

Chinese[edit]

to peck tree; wood bird
trad. (啄木鳥)
simp. (啄木鸟)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

啄木鳥

  1. woodpecker

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of (ki, ke, tree) +‎ 突き (tsutsuki, pecking). The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓).

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 1 Grade: 2
Irregular
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) [kìtsúꜜtsùkì] (Nakadaka - [2])[1][2]
  • IPA(key): [kʲi̥t͡sɨᵝt͡sɨ̥ᵝkʲi]
  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) つき [kèrátsúꜜtsùkì] (Nakadaka - [3])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ke̞ɾa̠t͡sɨ̥ᵝt͡sɨᵝkʲi]

Noun[edit]

啄木鳥 (hiragana きつつき, katakana キツツキ, rōmaji kitsutsuki, alternative reading けらつつき, katakana ケラツツキ, rōmaji keratsutsuki)

  1. a woodpecker

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たく
Jinmeiyō
ぼく
Grade: 1
ちょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From Chinese 啄木鳥

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

啄木鳥 (hiragana たくぼくちょう, katakana タクボクチョウ, rōmaji takubokuchō, historical hiragana たくぼくてう)

  1. a woodpecker

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3