蟾蜍

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Chinese[edit]

moon; (striped) toad Bufo vulgaris; toad
simp. and trad.
(蟾蜍)
蟾蜍

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蟾蜍 (classifier )

  1. a toad
  2. Jin Chan, the Chinese Money Toad

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
Irregular

(hiki, toad) +‎ (kaeru, frog)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • (Tokyo) きがえる [hìkígáꜜèrù] (Nakadaka - [3])[1][2]
  • IPA(key): [çi̥kiɡ̃a̠e̞ɾ̠ɯᵝ]

Noun[edit]

蟾蜍 (hiragana ひきがえる, katakana ヒキガエル, romaji hikigaeru, historical hiragana ひきがへる)

  1. Alternative spelling of 蟇蛙: toad (amphibian similar to a frog)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Hyōgaiji
じょ
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Chinese 蟾蜍

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

蟾蜍 (hiragana せんじょ, katakana センジョ, romaji senjo, historical hiragana せんじよ)

  1. toad (amphibian similar to a frog)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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