Hedgehog

Animals in Japanese

Translation

The Japanese word for "Hedgehog" is hari-nezumi ハリネズミ.

Romaji ha ri ne zu mi
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Meaning Needle Rat

Loan-word

The word "Hedgehog" katakanized would be hejjihoggu ヘッジホッグ.
Romaji he jji ho ggu
Katakana
Meaning Hedge Hog

Trivia

  • "Sonic The Hedgehog" in Japanese is sonikku za hejjihoggu ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ.
Wikipedia: Hedgehog

Synonyms

Hedgepig.

Related Words

Sea Hedgehog.