椰子蟹

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Chinese[edit]

coconut crab
simp. and trad.
(椰子蟹)
椰子

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

椰子蟹

  1. coconut crab

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō

Grade: 1
かに > がに
Jinmeiyō

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 椰子 (yashi, palm) +‎ (kani, crab). The kani changes to gani as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

椰子蟹 (hiragana やしがに, katakana ヤシガニ, rōmaji yashigani)

  1. coconut crab

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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