木菟

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Japanese[edit]

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 ミミズク on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Perhaps from 耳付く (literally eared), from (mimi, ear) +‎ 付く (tsuku, to be attach with), in reference to the hair that resembles ears on the head. The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

木菟 (hiragana みみずく, katakana ミミズク, rōmaji mimizuku, historical hiragana みみづく, historical katakana ミミヅク)
(alternative reading hiragana ずく, katakana ズク, romaji zuku, historical hiragana づく, historical katakana ヅク)

  1. an eagle owl