Hyena

Animals in Japanese

Translation

The Japanese word for "Hyena" is tategami-inu 鬣犬, but the katakanization haiena ハイエナ is preferred.

Romaji ta te ga mi i nu
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Meaning Mane Dog

Loan-word

The word "Hyena" katakanized would be haiena ハイエナ.
Romaji ha i e na
Katakana
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