玳瑁

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Chinese[edit]

tortoise shell; turtle (jade)
simp. and trad.
(玳瑁)
alt. forms 蝳蝐
Wikipedia has articles on:
玳瑁 (Written Standard Chinese?)
玳瑁 (Cantonese)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

玳瑁

  1. hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
  2. shell of the hawksbill sea turtle

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (玳瑁):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
たい
Hyōgaiji
まい
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 玳瑁

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

玳瑁 (hiragana たいまい, katakana タイマイ, rōmaji taimai)

  1. a hawksbill sea turtle

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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

玳瑁 (daemo, McCune-Reischauer: taemo, Yale: tāymo) (hangeul 대모)

  1. Hanja form? of 대모, “hawksbill sea turtle”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

玳瑁 (đại mạo, đại mội, đồi mồi)

  1. Nôm form of đồi mồi, “hawksbill sea turtle

References[edit]