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とぅぬか【鳥ぬ子・卵】

 Ryukyu (Miyako: Ikema, Irabu, Nagahama, Ogami)

tunuka [tunuka]

Definition

Noun

  1. Eggs; bird eggs; chicken's eggs

Etymology

From Miyako とぅィ【鳥】 tuɿ "bird; chicken", the genitive particle ぬ nu, and the diminutive suffix 【子】 ka. Cognate to Hirara とぅなか tunaka "(bird) eggs"; Ishigaki とぅなが tunaga "(bird) eggs"; and standard Japanese とりのこ【鳥の子】 tori no ko (torinoko), meaning "(bird) eggs" or "baby bird; chick".

意味:たまご【卵】、とりのこ【鳥の子】

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