螳螂

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Chinese[edit]

praying mantis dragonfly; mantis
simp. and trad.
(螳螂)
alt. forms 蟷蜋
螗螂
螳蜋
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

螳螂

  1. praying mantis (Classifier: )

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 螳螂 (“praying mantis”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 螳螂
Taxonomic name 螳螂
Mandarin Beijing 刀螂
Taiwan 螳螂刀螂
Xi'an 猴子
Wuhan 修子
Chengdu 孫猴子
Yangzhou 刀螂子
Hefei 刀螂
Cantonese Guangzhou 馬狂螂
Hong Kong 螳螂馬狂螂
Taishan 鉸剪霎
Yangjiang 馬騮狂
Gan Nanchang 螳螂
Hakka Meixian 螳螂仔螳螂
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 草馬仔挨礱披波老虎哥
Liudui (S. Sixian) 竹篙鬼調羹仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 老虎哥挨礱披波
Dongshi (Dabu) 草馬挨礱噓呼
Zhuolan (Raoping) 挨礱披波草馬仔草馬老虎哥
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 草猴
Jin Taiyuan 扁擔婆
Min Bei Jian'ou 蘆螞
Min Dong Fuzhou 草蜢哥
Min Nan Xiamen 草猴草衝
Quanzhou 芒螳
Zhangzhou 虎魯舅
Taipei 草猴
Kaohsiung 草猴
Tainan 草猴
Taichung 草猴
Yilan 草猴
Lukang 螳螂
Sanxia 草猴
Kinmen 國舅樹貓
Magong 草猴
Hsinchu 草猴鐵頭
Chaozhou 草猴
Wu Shanghai 螳螂
Suzhou 螳螂
Wenzhou 剪裾娘
Xiang Changsha 禾老蟲
Shuangfeng 禾老蟲

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (螳螂):
  • Japanese:  (とう) (ろう) (tōrō)
  • Korean: 당랑 (螳螂, dangnang)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Hyōgaiji
ろう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Jukujikun (熟字訓).

Noun[edit]

螳螂 (hiragana かまきり, katakana カマキリ, rōmaji kamakiri)
(alternative reading hiragana とうろう, romaji tōrō, historical hiragana たうらう)

  1. Alternative spelling of 蟷螂 (mantis)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

螳螂 (dangnang) (hangeul 당랑)

  1. Hanja form? of 당랑, “mantis”.