hokkyoku-gitsune

Translation

hokkyoku-gitsune means "Arctic Fox" in English.

hokkyoku-gitsune is normally written with katakana, as ホッキョクギツネ.
hokkyoku-gitsune written with hiragana is ほっきょくぎつね.
hokkyoku-gitsune written with kanji is 北極狐.
Romaji ho kkyo ku gi tsu ne
Hiragana きょ
Katakana キョ
Kanji
Meaning North Pole Fox

Orthography Notes

  • きょ is a compound kana representing a single syllable with multiple characters.
  • っきょ contains a small tsu っ which makes the consonant of the syllable longer.
  • kitsune きつね becomes gitsune ぎつね in this word because of a change in pronunciation called rendaku.
  • hokukyoku ほくきょく becomes hokkyoku ほっきょく in this word because of a change in pronunciation called sokuonbin.

Synonyms

aakuthikku fokkusu アークティックフォックス.

Related Words

aka-gitsune 赤狐, fukuro-gitsune 袋狐, gin-gitsune 銀狐, kita-kitsune 北狐, kitsunezaru 狐猿, kogitsune 子狐, shiro-gitsune 白狐, haiiro-gitsune 灰色狐, kyuubiko 九尾狐, oomimi-gitsune 大耳狐, kyuubi-no-kitsune 九尾の狐.