Hamster

Animals in Japanese

Translation

The Japanese word for "Hamster" is kinuge-nezumi キヌゲネズミ, but the katakanization hamusutaa ハムスター is preferred.

Romaji ki nu ge ne zu mi
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Meaning Silk Fur Rat

Loan-word

The word "Hamster" katakanized would be hamusutaa ハムスター.
Romaji ha mu su taa
Katakana
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