雌犬

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めす
Grade: S
いぬ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (mesu, female, specific to non-humans) +‎ (inu, dog).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

雌犬 (hiragana めすいぬ, rōmaji mesuinu)

  1. (rare) female dog, she-dog, bitch

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan