kitsutsuki

Translation

kitsutsuki means "Woodpecker" in English.

kitsutsuki is normally written with katakana, as キツツキ.
kitsutsuki written with hiragana is きつつき.
kitsutsuki written with kanji is 啄木鳥.
Romaji ki tsu tsu ki
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji 啄木
Meaning Peck Tree Bird

Orthography Notes

  • kitsutsuki 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 啄木鳥.
Wikipedia: 啄木鳥

Synonyms

uddopekkaa ウッドペッカー, takuboku 啄木, kera 啄木鳥, keratsutsuki 啄木鳥.

Related Words

dachou 駝鳥, gachou 鵞鳥, hachidori 蜂鳥, hakuchou 白鳥, harudori 春鳥, jinchou 人鳥, kinezumi 木鼠, kouchou 黄鳥, nioidori 匂鳥, raichou 雷鳥, todomedori 禁鳥, garanchou 伽藍鳥, hanamidori 花見鳥, harutsugedori 春告鳥, hataoridori 機織鳥, hitokudori 人来鳥, houshundori 報春鳥, kinakodori 黄粉鳥, kyouyomidori 経読鳥, momochidori 百千鳥, shichimenchou 七面鳥, utayomidori 歌詠鳥, sayonakidori 小夜鳴き鳥, sandaabaado サンダーバード.