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まやーじくく

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

mayaajikuku [majaːd͡ʑikuku]

Definition

Noun

  1. Scops owl (esp. Otus elegans – Ryukyu Scops Owl or Elegant Scops Owl); horned owl

Etymology

Derived from まやー mayaa "cat" and the rendaku form of ちくく chikuku "owl", literally "cat owl". The term ちくく chikuku is related to the Japanese term つく【木菟・木兎】 tsuku, meaning "horned owl".

意味:ずく・つく・みみずく【木菟・木兎】、りゅうきゅうこのはずく【琉球木の葉木菟】

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