石斑魚

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See also: 石斑鱼

Chinese[edit]

rock; stone; 10 pecks variegated fish
trad. (石斑魚)
simp. (石斑鱼)
石斑魚 (grouper)

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石斑魚

  1. grouper

Japanese[edit]

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ウグイ (ugui): a Japanese dace.
Kanji in this term
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Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Possibly originally a compound of (u, cormorant) +‎ 食い(kui, eating, gobbling).

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Noun[edit]

石斑魚 ‎(hiragana うぐい, katakana ウグイ, romaji ugui, historical hiragana うぐひ)

  1. the Japanese dace, also known as the big-scaled redfin: Tribolodon hakonensis, an edible fish in family Cyprinidae

Usage notes[edit]

This three-kanji spelling is an example of jukujikun. As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as ウグイ.

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References[edit]

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