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っわー・うゎー・ぅわー【豚・豕】

 Ryukyu (Tokunoshima, Kunigami: Nago, Okinawa)

qwaa · 'waa [ʔwaː]

Definition

Noun

  1. Pig, swine, hog

Etymology

Cognate to Yoron っわー qwaa; Tokunoshima and Okinawan っわー qwaa; Miyako わー waa and ゔぁー vaa; Yaeyama おー oo "pig"; and Yonaguni わー waa.

Possibly related to standard Japanese ぶた【豚】 buta "pig; swine; hog", also attested for Okinawan under the spelling boóta "pig" in the 1818 Vocabulary of the language spoken at the Great Loo-Choo island in the Japan Sea, by Herbert John Clifford.

意味:ぶた【豚・豕】

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