蠑螈

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See also: 蝾螈

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (蠑螈)
simp. (蝾螈)
alternative forms 榮原荣原
榮蚖荣蚖
蝾蚖

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

蠑螈

  1. salamander; newt

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いもり
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
jukujikun

Etymology[edit]

The kanji are an orthographic borrowing from Chinese 蠑螈.

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 蠑螈 – see the following entry.
井守いもり
[noun] 蠑螈: a salamandrid
[noun] Short for 赤腹井守 (akahara imori, Japanese fire belly newt).
[noun] (historical) a job title in the Edo period and earlier, referring to an assistant to the 井司 (ishi, literally well boss), both jobs in charge of aspects of the irrigation system
Alternative spellings
蠑螈, イモリ
(This term, 蠑螈, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

蠑螈 (yeong-won) (hangeul 영원)

  1. Hanja form? of 영원 (newt).