Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
白鳥
Kana Reading
はくちょう, しろとり, しらとり
Romaji
hakuchō, shirotori, shiratori
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    swan (Cygnus Bechstein, Cygnus ssp.)
    Example sentence
    白鳥当地からフロリダ移動する The swans migrate from here to Florida.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    white-feathered bird
    Example sentence
    白鳥に浮かんでような光景 The swans on the river make a dreamlike scene.

Examples of 白鳥, はくちょう, しろとり, しらとり in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 4

11 strokes

bird, chicken

On'Yomi: チョウ

Kun'Yomi: とり

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JLPT 5

5 strokes

white

On'Yomi: ハク, ビャク

Kun'Yomi: しろ, しら-, しろ.い

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