shiro-gitsune

Translation

shiro-gitsune means "White Fox" in English.

shiro-gitsune written with katakana is シロギツネ.
shiro-gitsune written with hiragana is しろぎつね.
shiro-gitsune written with kanji is 白狐.
Romaji shi ro gi tsu ne
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji
Meaning White Fox

Orthography Notes

  • kitsune きつね becomes gitsune ぎつね in this word because of a change in pronunciation called rendaku.

Trivia

  • Normally, this word refers to the arctic fox, which is a white fox.
  • The messengers of the Inari Ookami 稲荷大神, "Great God Inari", the deity of foxes, among other things, are white fox spirits.
Wikipedia: 白狐

Related Words

aka-gitsune 赤狐, byakko 白虎, fukuro-gitsune 袋狐, gin-gitsune 銀狐, hakuchou 白鳥, kita-kitsune 北狐, kitsunezaru 狐猿, kogitsune 子狐, shiroari 白蟻, shirohato 白鳩, shiroitachi 白鼬, haiiro-gitsune 灰色狐, hokkyoku-gitsune 北極狐, kyuubiko 九尾狐, oomimi-gitsune 大耳狐, shiro-iruka 白海豚, kyuubi-no-kitsune 九尾の狐.