batafurai

Translation

batafurai means "Butterfly" in English.
It's a katakanization, a loan-word.

batafurai in katakana is バタフライ.
batafurai is not usually written with hiragana.
batafurai does not have kanji.
Romaji ba ta fu ra i
Katakana

Trivia

  • Normally used to refer to the butterfly swimming stroke rather than the animal.

Synonyms

papiyon パピヨン, chou , chouchou 蝶々.

Related Words

oochouzame 大蝶鮫.