Definition of 鼈

  • snapping turtle
  • fresh-water turtle

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ベツ
  • ヘツ
  • すっぽん

Popular Words With This Kanji

鼈甲, べっ甲, べっこう

tortoiseshell (of the hawksbill turtle), bekko, (in Chinese medicine) tortoiseshell (esp. of the Chinese soft-shelled turtle)

鼈, すっぽん, スッポン

Chinese soft-shelled turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis), soft-shelled turtle (Trionychidae)

鼈甲色, べっこういろ

amber (colour, color)

膝皿貝, 火皿貝, 石鼈, 爺が背, ひざらがい, じいがせ, ヒザラガイ

chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)

鼈甲蜂, べっこうばち

spider wasp, pompilid

田鼈, 水爬虫, たがめ, タガメ

Lethocerus deyrollei (species of giant water bug)

鼈茸, すっぽんたけ, スッポンタケ

common stinkhorn (Phallus impudicus)

月と鼈, 月とすっぽん, つきとすっぽん

like the difference between heaven and hell

鼈甲細工, べっこうざいく

article of tortoise shell, tortoiseshell work

べっこう飴, 鼈甲飴, べっこうあめ

hard candy, candy suckers molded on a griddle, tortoise-shell candy


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