蝶々

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Jinmeiyō
ちょう
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Reduplication of (chō, butterfly).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蝶々 (hiragana ちょうちょう, katakana チョウチョウ, rōmaji chōchō, historical hiragana てふてふ)

  1. butterfly
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Jinmeiyō
ちょう > ちょ
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Alteration of chōcho above.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蝶々 (hiragana ちょうちょ, rōmaji chōcho, historical hiragana てふちよ)

  1. butterfly

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3