土豚

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Chinese[edit]

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earth; dust suckling pig
simp. and trad.
(土豚)

Etymology[edit]

‎(earth) +‎ ‎(suckling pig), calque of Afrikaans erdvark ‎(earth pig)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

土豚

  1. an aardvark (mammal)

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
つち
Grade: 1
ぶた
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

‎(tsuchi, earth) +‎ ‎(buta, pig), calque of Afrikaans erdvark ‎(earth pig)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

土豚 ‎(hiragana つちぶた, katakana ツチブタ, romaji tsuchibuta)

  1. an aardvark (mammal)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9