魚竜

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Japanese[edit]

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 魚竜 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ぎょ
Grade: 2
りゅう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (gyo, fish) +‎ (ryū, dragon), calque of New Latin ichthyosaurus, from Ancient Greek ἰχθῡ́ς (ikhthū́s, fish) + σαῦρος (saûros, lizard).

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Noun[edit]

魚竜 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 魚龍, hiragana ぎょりゅう, rōmaji gyoryū)

  1. an ichthyosaur

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