雪男

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ゆき
Grade: 2
おとこ
Grade: 1
kun'yomi
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Etymology[edit]

(yuki, snow) +‎ (otoko, man), calque of English snowman. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

雪男 (hiragana ゆきおとこ, rōmaji yukiotoko, historical hiragana ゆきをとこ)

  1. (cryptozoology) an abominable snowman; a yeti

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