水母

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Chinese[edit]

water; river female; mother
simp. and trad.
(水母)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

水母

  1. jellyfish (Classifier: ; )

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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 クラゲ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2
Irregular

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

水母 (hiragana くらげ, katakana クラゲ, rōmaji kurage)

  1. a jellyfish

Usage notes[edit]

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