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How to say Ladybug In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
天道虫てんとうむし
Pronunciation: tentoumushi
How to Say It Outloud: ten-toh-moo-shee
Usage: Commonly used to refer to ladybugs in both spoken and written Japanese.
Example Sentence Japanese:公園で天道虫を見つけました。
Example Sentence English:I found a ladybug in the park.
KanjiHiragana
瓢箪虫ひょうたんむし
Pronunciation: hyoutanmushi
How to Say It Outloud: hyo-tan-moo-shee
Usage: Less commonly used but still refers to ladybugs.
Example Sentence Japanese:庭に瓢箪虫が飛んできました。
Example Sentence English:A ladybug flew into the garden.

Dictionary

てんとう虫てんとうむし
Noun
  • ladybug; ladybird; lady beetle
Noun
  • Asian lady beetle (Harmonia axyridis); harlequin ladybird
Wikipedia definition
  • Coccinellidae
七星天道虫ナナホシテントウ
Noun
  • seven-spotted ladybug (Coccinella septempunctata); seven-spot ladybird
Wikipedia definition
  • Coccinella septempunctata

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