musazabi

Translation

musazabi means "Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel" in English.

musazabi written with katakana is ムサザビ.
musazabi written with hiragana is むさざび.
musazabi written with kanji is 鼯鼠.
Romaji mu sa za bi
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji 鼯鼠
Meaning Flying Squirrel Rat

musazabi may also be written as 鼺鼠.

Orthography Notes

  • musazabi 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 鼯鼠.

Homonyms & Similar Words

Wikipedia: ムササビ

Synonyms

musasabi ムササビ, nobusuma 野衾, bandori ばんどり, okatsugi おかつぎ, sobaoshiki そばおしき, moma もま.

Related Words

fukuro-nezumi 袋鼠, hari-nezumi 針鼠, kinezumi 木鼠, momonga 鼯鼠, nioi-nezumi 臭鼠, risu 栗鼠, suna-nezumi 砂鼠, yoroi-nezumi 鎧鼠, arechi-nezumi 荒地鼠, kinuge-nezumi 絹毛鼠, komori-nezumi 子守鼠, nezumi-iruka 鼠海豚, tenjiku-nezumi 天竺鼠.