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U+9BF1, 鯱
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9BF1

[U+9BF0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9BF2]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +8, 19 strokes, cangjie input 弓火卜心弓 (NFYPN) or 弓火卜心山 (NFYPU), composition)

  1. (Japan) killer whale, orca

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1473, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46286
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2005, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 7, page 4695, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+9BF1

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. killer whale

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゃち
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゃち, katakana シャチ, rōmaji shachi)

  1. a killer whale
  2. (Japanese mythology) a shachihoko, a carp with the head of a tiger
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゃちほこ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

From (shachi) +‎ (hoko).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゃちほこ, rōmaji shachihoko)

  1. (Japanese mythology) a shachihoko, a carp with the head of a tiger
  2. a Japanese pinecone fish
Synonyms[edit]
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゃっちょこ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Alteration of shachihoko.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゃっちょこ, rōmaji shatchoko)

  1. (Japanese mythology) a shachihoko, a carp with the head of a tiger
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese (shachi).

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana さち, romaji sachi)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana さち, romaji sachi)

  1. orca