日本川獺

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にち > に
Grade: 1
ほん
Grade: 1
かわ
Grade: 1
うそ
Hyōgaiji
Irregular
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Etymology[edit]

日本 (Nihon, Japan) +‎ 川獺 (kawauso, otter)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
    • (Tokyo) ほんかわうそ [nìhóń káꜜwàùsò] (Nakadaka – [4])
    • IPA(key): [ɲ̟ihõ̞ŋ ka̠ɰᵝa̠ɯ̟ᵝso̞]

Noun[edit]

日本川獺 (hiragana にほんかわうそ, katakana ニホンカワウソ, rōmaji Nihon kawauso, historical hiragana にほんかはうそ, historical katakana ニホンカハウソ)

  1. a Japanese river otter