恐竜

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See also: 恐龍 and 恐龙

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: S
りゅう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Calque of New Latin dinosaurus. Coined by Matajirō Yokoyama in 1895 [1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

恐竜 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 恐龍, hiragana きょうりゅう, romaji kyōryū)

  1. a dinosaur (animal of the clade Dinosauria)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.