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たみな

 Ryukyu (Tokunoshima)

tamina [tamina]

Definition

Noun

  1. (Rare) Snail

Etymology

Cognate to Amakusa (Kumamoto) and Kagoshima たみな tamina "pond snail"; Tokunoshima たみな tamina, たんみゃ tanmya and たんにゃ tannya "snail"; Nakijin たんなー tannaa "pond snail"; and Okinawan たーんな taanna "pond snail; mud snail". Ultimately a compound of 【田】 ta "rice field" and みな【蜷】 mina "snail".

Notes

This form is attested in the North-East of Tokunoshima. More common forms include たんみゃ tanmya and たんにゃ tannya.

意味:まきがい【巻貝・巻き貝】、かたつむり・カタツムリ【蝸牛】、まいまい【舞舞・舞々】、でんでんむし【でんでん虫】、かぎゅう

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