kirigirisu

Translation

kirigirisu means "Katydid" in English.

kirigirisu written with katakana is キリギリス.
kirigirisu written with hiragana is きりぎりす.
kirigirisu written with kanji is 螽斯.
Romaji ki ri gi ri su
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji 螽斯

kirigirisu may also be written as 蟋蟀.

Orthography Notes

  • kirigirisu is a jukujikun, meaning the word isn't formed from the individual kanji's readings, and is instead a reading for the specific combination of kanji 螽斯.

Homonyms & Similar Words

Wikipedia: キリギリス

Synonyms

hataorimushi 機織り虫.