nekomimi

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Wikipe-tan as a nekomimi

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From Japanese 猫耳(nekomimi), from (neko, cat) + (mimi, ear).

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nekomimi ‎(plural nekomimi or nekomimis)

  1. (chiefly Japanese fiction) A fictional character who has cat ears on top of the head of an otherwise human body, and possibly other feline characteristics as well, such as a tail.
    • 2005 February 17, Rob Kelk, “Re: DiGi Charat without her hat”, in rec.arts.anime.misc, Usenet[1]:
      Thank you, Galen - I was pretty sure that she wasn't really a nekomimi, but this gives me some proof.

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nekomimi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ねこみみ