魚狗

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See also: 鱼狗

Chinese[edit]

fish dog
trad. (魚狗)
simp. (鱼狗)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

魚狗

  1. kingfisher (Classifier: m)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

The kanji are jukujikun (熟字訓), from Chinese 魚狗 (literally fish dog)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Noun[edit]

魚狗 (hiragana かわせみ, katakana カワセミ, rōmaji kawasemi, historical hiragana かはせみ, historical katakana カハセミ)

  1. Alternative spelling of 川蝉 (common kingfisher)