生き物

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
もの
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

生き (iki, stem of 生きる (ikiru, to live)) +‎ (mono, thing)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

生き物 (hiragana いきもの, rōmaji ikimono)

  1. Synonym of 生物 (seibutsu, organism; life form)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN