抹香鯨

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See also: 抹香鲸

Chinese[edit]

powder incense whale
trad. (抹香鯨) 抹香
simp. (抹香鲸) 抹香
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

抹香鯨

  1. sperm whale

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まつ > まっ
Grade: S
こう
Grade: S
くじら
Grade: S
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Etymology[edit]

抹香 (makkō, incense) +‎ (kujira, whale)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) っこーくじら [màkkóókúꜜjìrà] (Nakadaka – [5])
  • IPA(key): [ma̠k̚ko̞ːkɯ̟ᵝʑiɾa̠]

Noun[edit]

抹香鯨 (hiragana まっこうくじら, katakana マッコウクジラ, rōmaji makkōkujira, historical hiragana まつかうくぢら, historical katakana マツカウクヂラ)

  1. a sperm whale