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ちちに【狐】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

chichini [t͡ɕit͡ɕini]

Definition

Noun

  1. Fox; red fox

Etymology

Attested in the Okinawan language dictionary (沖縄語典, 1896, p. 30), by Masayo Nakamoto, under the spelling ちつィに chitsïni and the definition 「キツネ・ケツネ 狐、犬ニ似タリ」 "fox; that which ressembles a dog". Borrowed from standard Japanese きつね【狐】 kitsune "fox".

Notes

Foxes are not native to the Ryukyu Islands.

意味:きつね・キツネ【狐】

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