栗鼠

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Chinese[edit]

chestnut rat; mouse
simp. and trad.
(栗鼠)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

栗鼠 (classifier (zhī))

  1. squirrel

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

From (chestnut) +‎ (mouse). The kanji is jukujikun (熟字訓).

Red squirrel

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

栗鼠 (hiragana りす, katakana リス, rōmaji risu)

  1. a squirrel
    • (Can we date this quote?)パンツにリスがいるんだよ [S.I.M.P. (Squirrels In My Pants)]” (in Japanese):
      あ——— パンツにリスが!
      A——— Pantsu ni risu ga!
      AHHHHHHH! There are squirrels in my pants!
      パンツに (すご)リスがいるんだってさ
      Pantsu ni sugoi risu ga irun datte sa
      That girl's got some serious squirrels in her pants.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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