飛蝗

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See also: 飞蝗

Chinese[edit]

to fly locust
trad. (飛蝗)
simp. (飞蝗)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

飛蝗

  1. migratory locust

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
こう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

()(こう) (hikō

  1. migratory locust

Etymology 2[edit]

Likely from Ainu パタ (pata, locust, grasshopper). Compare the possibly related Ainu words パタパタㇰセ (patapatakse, jump about, snap off) and パッチェ (patche, fly about, spray, explode).[1]


Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

飛蝗(ばった) (batta

  1. a grasshopper

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1905, Batchelor, An Ainu-English-Japanese Dictionary, Tōkyō: Methodist Publishing House.
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN