oochouzame

Translation

oochouzame means "Beluga (Sturgeon)" in English.

oochouzame written with katakana is オオチョウザメ.
oochouzame written with hiragana is おおちょうざめ.
oochouzame written with kanji is 大蝶鮫.
Romaji o o cho u za me
Hiragana ちょ
Katakana チョ
Kanji
Meaning Big Butterfly Shark

Orthography Notes

  • ちょ is a compound kana representing a single syllable with multiple characters.
  • same さめ becomes zame ざめ in this word because of a change in pronunciation called rendaku.

Related Words

oojika 大鹿, komorizame 子守鮫, oo-arikui 大蟻食, ookumaneko 大熊猫, oomimi-gitsune 大耳狐.