雷鳥

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See also: 雷鸟

Chinese[edit]

thunder bird
trad. (雷鳥)
simp. (雷鸟)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

雷鳥

  1. ptarmigan (several species in Lagopus)
  2. (in native American mythology) thunderbird
  3. (figuratively) bravely advancing aircraft (undeterred by thunderstorms)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
らい
Grade: S
ちょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

雷鳥 (hiragana らいちょう, rōmaji raichō)

  1. a rock ptarmigan, a snow grouse: Lagopus muta

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