海老

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 4
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

海老 ‎(hiragana えび, romaji ebi)

  1. lobster, prawn, shrimp

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 2
ろう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

海老 ‎(hiragana かいろう, romaji kairō, historical hiragana かいらう)

  1. lobster, prawn, shrimp

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9