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)

Noun[edit]

尻尾 (hiragana しっぽ, rōmaji 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, rōmaji 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