yubi-zaru

Translation

yubi-zaru means "Aye-Aye" in English.

yubi-zaru written with hiragana is ゆびざる.
yubi-zaru written with kanji is 指猿.
Romaji yu bi za ru
Hiragana
Kanji
Meaning Finger Monkey

Orthography Notes

  • saru さる becomes zaru ざる in this word because of a change in pronunciation called rendaku.

Synonyms

aiai アイアイ.

Related Words

kitsunezaru 狐猿, ruijin'en 類人猿.