Definition of 鰯

  • sardine
  • (kokuji)

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • いわし

Popular Words With This Kanji

鰯雲, いわし雲, いわしぐも

cirro-cumulus, mackerel sky

鰯, 鰮, いわし

pilchard (esp. the Japanese pilchard, Sardinops melanostictus), sardine (esp. the sardine of the Japanese pilchard)

干鰯, ほしか

dried sardine

真鰯, まいわし, マイワシ

Japanese pilchard, Japanese sardine (Sardinops melanostictus)

赤鰯, あかいわし

pickled or dried sardines

裸鰯, はだかいわし, ハダカイワシ

lantern fish (any fish of family Myctophidae, esp. Watase's lanternfish, Diaphus watasei)

藤五郎鰯, 頭五郎鰯, とうごろういわし, トウゴロウイワシ

flathead silverside (Hypoatherina valenciennei)

鰯鯨, いわしくじら, イワシクジラ

sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis)

藤五郎鰯, 頭五郎鰯, とうごろういわし, トウゴロウイワシ

flathead silverside (Hypoatherina valenciennei)

片口鰯, かたくちいわし, カタクチイワシ

Japanese anchovy (Engraulis japonica)


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