擬態

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See also: 拟态

Chinese[edit]

plan to
 
appearance; state; attitude; (linguistics) voice
trad. (擬態)
simp. (拟态)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

擬態

  1. (zoology) mimicry

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
たい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

擬態 (hiragana ぎたい, rōmaji gitai)

  1. mimicry
    •  (てい) () (ひく)いものは「 () (たい)」と ()ばれ、カメレオンなんぞにもできるが、「 () (がく)」はオラたち () (がい)では、キツネと (いち) ()のネコしか ()につけておらん‼
      Teido no hikui mono wa “gitai” to yobare, kamereon nanzo ni mo dekiru ga, “bakegaku” wa ora-tachi igai de wa, kitsune to ichibu no neko shika mi ni tsuketeoran‼
      Those lesser kinds like chameleons can make use of “mimicry”, but beside us, only foxes and a few cats can master “metamorphism”‼
    • 1999 September 23, “スネーク・パーム [Snake Palm]”, in Vol.5, Konami:
       (おお)くのヘビが (あつ)まり () (たい)している。 (ちか)づくとバラバラになり (おそ)いかかる。
      Ōku no hebi ga atsumari gitai shiteiru. Chikazuku to barabara ni nari osoikakaru.
      It is actually several snakes tangled together in disguise. They break off to attack anyone nearby.