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いさな【鯨・鯨魚・鯨名・勇魚・不知魚・伊佐魚】

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isana

Definition

Noun

  1. (Archaism) Whale
    1. いさなとり取・勇魚取】
      isana tori
      "whaling"
  2. (Archaism) Any large fish

Etymology

First translated as "The whale, or name of any large fish" and marked as an archaism by James Curtis Hepburn in A Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary (1872), page 207. Attested in the Man'yōshū (8th century CE).

意味:くじら・クジラ【鯨】

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