Guinea Pig

Animals in Japanese

Translation

The Japanese word for "Guinea Pig" is tenjiku-nezumi 天竺鼠, but the katakanization morumotto モルモット is preferred.

Romaji te n ji ku ne zu mi
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Meaning India Rat
Wikipedia: Guinea_pig

Synonyms

Cavy.

Related Words

Eurasian Wild Pig, iruka 海豚, tsuchi-buta 土豚, hejjipiggu ヘッジピッグ.