絹毛鼠

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きぬ
Grade: 6
け > げ
Grade: 2
ねずみ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(kinu, silk) +‎ (ke, fur) +‎ (nezumi, rat; mouse)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

絹毛鼠 (hiragana きぬげねずみ, katakana キヌゲネズミ, rōmaji kinugenezumi)

  1. (rare) Synonym of ハムスター (hamusutā, hamster)

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References[edit]

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