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ひょっこ

 Kyushu (Kagoshima: Tanegashima)

hyokko

Definition

Noun

  1. A frog; a small frog.

Etymology

Related to the standard Japanese onomatopoeic adverbs: ぴょこぴょこ pyokopyoko, meaning in small steps, in small leaps (like a frog), or in a jumping manner; ひょこひょこ hyokohyoko, meaning in unsteady steps; ひょっこり hyokkori, meaning suddenly; and ぴょこん pyokon, meaning quickly in a bobbing manner. Possibly related to the standard term ひよこ【雛】 hiyoko "a young, juvenile bird".

意味:かえる【蛙】

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