山羊

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Chinese[edit]

mountain; hill caprid
simp. and trad.
(山羊)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

山羊

  1. goat (animal) (Classifier: )
  2. (Mainland China) buck; vaulting horse

Synonyms[edit]

  • (goat): (yáng)

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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 ヤギ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3
Irregular

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The kanji, from (mountain) +‎ (sheep), is jukujikun (熟字訓). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

山羊(やぎ) (yagi

  1. a goat (animal)
    • 2000 April 20, “(ふか)(もり)(ちょう)(ろう) [Elder of the Deep Woods]”, in Magic Ruler -魔法の支配者-, Konami:
      (むかし)から(もり)()んでいる(しろ)ヤギ(しん)姿(すがた)(もり)(ちょう)(ろう)
      Mukashi kara mori ni sundeiru shiroyagi. Shin no sugata wa Mori no Chōrō.
      A white goat who has dwelt in the woods since ancient times. Its true color is an Elder of the Woods.
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as ヤギ.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

山羊 (sanyang) (hangeul 산양)

  1. Hanja form? of 산양 (long-tailed goral).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

山羊

  1. Hán tự form of sơn dương (chamois).