白蟻

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See also: 白蚁

Chinese[edit]

 
white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
ant
trad. (白蟻)
simp. (白蚁)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

白蟻

  1. a termite; a white ant

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しろ
Grade: 1
あり
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From (shiro, white) +‎ (ari, ant). Compare English white ant, Chinese 白蟻 (literally white ant), Korean 흰개미 (huin-gaemi, literally white ant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

白蟻 (hiragana しろあり, katakana シロアリ, rōmaji shiroari)

  1. a termite; a white ant