komorigumo

Translation

komorigumo means "Wolf Spider" in English.

komorigumo is normally written with katakana, as コモリグモ.
komorigumo written with hiragana is こもりぐも.
komorigumo written with kanji is 子守蜘蛛.
Romaji ko mo ri gu mo
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji 蜘蛛
Meaning Babysitter Spider

Orthography Notes

  • kumo くも becomes gumo ぐも in this word because of a change in pronunciation called rendaku.
  • kumo 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 蜘蛛.
Wikipedia: コモリグモ

Related Words

komori-nezumi 子守鼠, komorigaeru 子守蛙, komoriguma 子守熊, komorizame 子守鮫.