蜻蜓

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Chinese[edit]

dragonfly dragonfly
simp. and trad.
(蜻蜓)
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蜻蜓

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蜻蜓

  1. dragonfly

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 蜻蜓 (“dragonfly”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蜻蜓
Taxonomic name 蜻蜓
Mandarin Beijing 螞螂老琉璃
Taiwan 蜻蜓
Jinan 蜻蜻
Xi'an 螞螂
Wuhan 丁丁
Chengdu 丁丁貓兒蜻蜓
Kunming 蜻蜓
Yangzhou 蜻蜻子
Hefei 蜻蜻蜻蜻子
Cantonese Guangzhou 塘尾
Hong Kong 蜻蜓塘尾
Taishan 黃尾
Gan Nanchang 丁丁蜻蜓
Hakka Meixian 囊蜺仔
Xingning 黃咪子
Huidong 黃蜺子
Qujiang 龍蜺子
Xiaosanjiang 囊蜺
Changting 挪咪
Pingyu 揚尾子
Wuping 羊必子
Ninghua 管胚
Ruijin 囊蜺子
Shicheng 康雞
Shangyou 塘子
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 揚尾仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 揚尾仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 囊蜺仔揚尾仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 揚尾
Zhuolan (Raoping) 囊蜺仔揚尾仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 蛘蜺
Jin Taiyuan 兒蜻
Min Bei Jian'ou 刊魁
Min Dong Fuzhou 螞蝴
Min Nan Xiamen 田嬰
Quanzhou 田嬰
Zhangzhou 田嬰
Taipei 田嬰
Kaohsiung 田嬰
Tainan 田嬰
Taichung 田嬰
Yilan 田嬰
Lukang 田嬰
Sanxia 田嬰
Kinmen 田嬰
Magong 田嬰
Hsinchu 田嬰
Chaozhou 𬠋𧌊
Wu Suzhou 蜻蜓
Wenzhou 蜻蜓
Xiang Changsha 洋咪咪
Shuangfeng 洋洋蠛洋媽蠛

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蜻蜓 (hiragana やんま, katakana ヤンマ, romaji yanma)

  1. large dragonfly, specifically hawker (dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Hyōgaiji
てい
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi
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Noun[edit]

蜻蜓 (hiragana せいてい, katakana セイテイ, romaji seitei)

  1. large dragonfly, specifically hawker (dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae)

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular
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Noun[edit]

蜻蜓 (hiragana とんぼ, katakana トンボ, romaji tonbo)

  1. Alternative spelling of 蜻蛉

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