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てーふー【台風・颱風】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

teefuu [teːɸuː]

Definition

Noun

  1. A tropical storm or cyclone with violent wind and heavy rain: a typhoon, a hurricane, a tropical cyclone

Etymology

Cognate to the standard Japanese term たいふう【台風・颱風】 taifuu, meaning "typhoon, tropical cyclone, hurricane". Derived from Chinese 【大風・大风・颱風・台風・台风】 (lit.) "great wind" (cf. Mandarin táifēng or dàfēng "typhoon; windstorm"; Cantonese daai6 fung1 "typhoon"). Of debated or conflated origin, related to the eastern forms: Arabic طوفان ṭūfān, Hindi तूफ़ान tūfān, Persian طوفان tufân "typhoon; whirlwind; violent wind"; Greek τύφειν typhein "smoke".

意味:たいふう【台風・耐風・颱風】、ねったいていきあつ【熱帯低気圧】、おおかぜ【大風】、ハリケーン、サイクロン

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