尻尾

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S
Irregular

Alteration of shirio.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) っぽ [shìppóꜜ] (Odaka - [3])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɕip̚po̞]

Noun[edit]

尻尾 ‎(hiragana しっぽ, romaji shippo)

  1. tail
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しり
Grade: S

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Compound of ‎(shiri, butt) +‎ ‎(o, tail).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尻尾 ‎(hiragana しりお, romaji shirio, historical hiragana しりを)

  1. tail
Synonyms[edit]

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