川蝉

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See also: 川蟬

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
かわ
Grade: 1
せみ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(kawa, river) +‎ (semi, cicada)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

川蝉 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 川蟬, hiragana かわせみ, katakana カワセミ, rōmaji kawasemi, historical hiragana かはせみ, historical katakana カハセミ)

  1. a common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)