nettai-shima-ka

Translation

nettai-shima-ka means "Aedes Aegypti" in English.

nettai-shima-ka is normally written with katakana, as ネッタイシマカ.
nettai-shima-ka written with hiragana is ねったいしまか.
nettai-shima-ka written with kanji is 熱帯縞蚊.
Romaji ne tta i shi ma ka
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Meaning Tropics Stripes Mosquito

Orthography Notes

  • った contains a small tsu っ which makes the consonant of the syllable longer.
  • netsutai ねつたい becomes nettai ねったい in this word because of a change in pronunciation called sokuonbin.

Related Words

shima-uma 縞馬, mararia-ka マラリア蚊, shima-sukanku 縞スカンク.