土狼

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Chinese[edit]

 
earth; dust; rural; uncouth; uncultured; plebeian
wolf
simp. and trad.
(土狼)

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Afrikaans aardwolf (earth wolf)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

土狼

  1. aardwolf

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
つち
Grade: 1
おおかみ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(tsuchi, soil; earth) +‎ (ōkami, wolf), calque of Afrikaans aardwolf (earth wolf)

Noun[edit]

土狼 (hiragana つちおおかみ, katakana ツチオオカミ, rōmaji tsuchiōkami)

  1. Synonym of アードウルフ (ādourufu, aardwolf)