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There are 157 total results for your Butterfly search. I have created 2 pages of results for you. Each page contains 100 results...

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

see styles
dié / die2
tieh
 chou(p);chou / cho(p);cho / ちょう(P);チョウ
 Scroll
butterfly; CL:隻|只[zhi1]
butterfly; (female given name) Hirari

蝴蝶

see styles
hú dié / hu2 die2
hu tieh
 kochou / kocho / こちょう
 Scroll
butterfly; CL:隻|只[zhi1]
butterfly

鳳蝶


凤蝶

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fèng dié / feng4 die2
feng tieh
 agehachou / agehacho / あげはちょう
swallowtail butterfly
(kana only) swallowtail butterfly (esp. the citrus swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus)

see styles
/ hu2
hu
butterfly

国蝶

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 kokuchou / kokucho / こくちょう national butterfly

大紫

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 oomurasaki;oomurasaki / おおむらさき;オオムラサキ (1) giant purple butterfly (species of nymphalid butterfly, Sasakia charonda); (2) Rhododendron oomurasaki (species of purple azalea); (surname) Oomurasaki

小蝶

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 kochou / kocho / こちょう (archaism) small butterfly; (surname, female given name) Kochou

揚羽

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 ageha;ageha / あげは;アゲハ (kana only) (abbreviation) (See 揚羽蝶) swallowtail butterfly (esp. the citrus swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus); (p,s,f) Ageha

柚坊

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 yuzubou / yuzubo / ゆずぼう swallowtail butterfly larva (a pest of citrus plants)

梁祝

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liáng zhù / liang2 zhu4
liang chu
The Butterfly Lovers, Chinese folktale; abbr. for 梁山伯與祝英台|梁山伯与祝英台[Liang2 Shan1 bo2 yu3 Zhu4 Ying1 tai2]

白蝶

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 shirochou;shirochou / shirocho;shirocho / しろちょう;シロチョウ (kana only) any butterfly of family Pieridae (incl. the white butterflies and the sulfur butterflies)

破蛹

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pò yǒng / po4 yong3
p`o yung / po yung
to emerge from a pupa (of a butterfly etc)

紫燕

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 murasakitsubame;murasakitsubame / むらさきつばめ;ムラサキツバメ (1) (kana only) powdered oakblue (butterfly) (Narathura bazalus); (2) purple martin (bird) (Progne subis)

胡蝶

see styles
hú dié / hu2 die2
hu tieh
 kochou / kocho / こちょう
variant of 蝴蝶[hu2 die2]
butterfly; (surname, female given name) Kochou

蛺蝶


蛱蝶

see styles
jiá dié / jia2 die2
chia tieh
nymphalid; butterfly

蝶々

see styles
 chouchou / chocho / ちょうちょう butterfly; (surname, female given name) Chouchou

蝶型

see styles
 choukei / choke / ちょうけい    chougata / chogata / ちょうがた (noun - becomes adjective with の) papilionaceous; butterfly-shaped

蝶形

see styles
 choukei / choke / ちょうけい    chougata / chogata / ちょうがた (noun - becomes adjective with の) papilionaceous; butterfly-shaped

蝶泳

see styles
dié yǒng / die2 yong3
tieh yung
butterfly stroke (swimming)

蝶蝶

see styles
 chouchou / chocho / ちょうちょう    choucho / chocho / ちょうちょ butterfly

蝶豆

see styles
 choumame;choumame / chomame;chomame / ちょうまめ;チョウマメ (kana only) butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea); Asian pigeonwings

蝶類


蝶类

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dié lèi / die2 lei4
tieh lei
butterfly (family)

青虫

see styles
 aomushi / あおむし cabbageworm (caterpillar of the cabbage white butterfly)

黄蝶

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 kichou;kichou / kicho;kicho / きちょう;キチョウ (1) (kana only) large grass yellow (species of butterfly, Eurema hecabe); common grass yellow; (2) yellow butterfly

アゲハ

see styles
 ageha / アゲハ (kana only) (abbreviation) swallowtail butterfly (esp. the citrus swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus); (female given name) Ageha

チョウ

see styles
 chou / cho / チョウ butterfly; (personal name) Choue

並揚羽

see styles
 namiageha;namiageha / なみあげは;ナミアゲハ (kana only) citrus swallowtail (species of butterfly, Papilio xuthus)

墨流蝶

see styles
 suminagashi;suminagashi / すみながし;スミナガシ (kana only) Asian constable (species of butterfly, Dichorragia nesimachus)

大樺斑

see styles
 ookabamadara;ookabamadara / おおかばまだら;オオカバマダラ monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus)

太陽蝶

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 taiyouchou;taiyouchou / taiyocho;taiyocho / たいようちょう;タイヨウチョウ (kana only) sunset morpho (butterfly, Morpho hecuba)

孔雀蝶

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 kujakuchou;kujakuchou / kujakucho;kujakucho / くじゃくちょう;クジャクチョウ (kana only) peacock butterfly (Inachis io); European peacock

帝揚羽

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 mikadoageha;mikadoageha / みかどあげは;ミカドアゲハ (kana only) common jay (species of swallowtail butterfly, Graphium doson)

捕虫網

see styles
 hochuuami / hochuami / ほちゅうあみ insect net; butterfly net

揚羽擬

see styles
 agehamodoki / あげはもどき (kana only) mock swallowtail butterfly moth (Epicopeia hainesii)

揚羽蝶

see styles
 agehachou / agehacho / あげはちょう (kana only) swallowtail butterfly (esp. the citrus swallowtail butterfly, Papilio xuthus)

擬鳳蝶

see styles
 agehamodoki / あげはもどき (kana only) mock swallowtail butterfly moth (Epicopeia hainesii)

柚子坊

see styles
 yuzubou / yuzubo / ゆずぼう swallowtail butterfly larva (a pest of citrus plants)

浅葱斑

see styles
 asagimadara / あさぎまだら (kana only) chestnut tiger butterfly (Parantica sita)

烏揚羽

see styles
 karasuageha;karasuageha / からすあげは;カラスアゲハ (kana only) Chinese peacock (species of swallowtail butterfly, Papilio bianor)

燕えい

see styles
 tsubakuroei / tsubakuroe / つばくろえい (kana only) butterfly ray (Gymnura japonica)

燕尾蝶

see styles
yān wěi dié / yan1 wei3 die2
yen wei tieh
swallow tail butterfly (family Papilionidae)

猪鹿蝶

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 inoshikachou / inoshikacho / いのしかちょう (See 花札) the boar, deer and butterfly cards (high-scoring meld in hanafuda)

立羽蝶

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 tatehachou;tatehachou / tatehacho;tatehacho / たてはちょう;タテハチョウ (kana only) nymphalid (any butterfly of family Nymphalidae)

笛奴鯛

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 fueyakkodai;fueyakkodai / ふえやっこだい;フエヤッコダイ (kana only) longnose butterfly fish (Forcipiger flavissimus, species of butterflyfish from the Indo-Pacific); forcepsfish

紋白蝶

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 monshirochou;monshirochou / monshirocho;monshirocho / もんしろちょう;モンシロチョウ (kana only) small cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae)

紋黄蝶

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 monkichou;monkichou / monkicho;monkicho / もんきちょう;モンキチョウ (kana only) eastern pale clouded yellow (butterfly, Colias erate)

翼状針

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 yokujoushin / yokujoshin / よくじょうしん butterfly needle; winged needle

藤空木

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 fujiutsugi;fujiutsugi / ふじうつぎ;フジウツギ (kana only) Japanese butterfly bush (species of buddleia, Buddleja japonica)

蛇目蝶

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 janomechou / janomecho / じゃのめちょう (kana only) satyrid (any butterfly of subfamily Satyrinae, esp. the dryad, Minois dryas); grayling

蝴蝶犬

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hú dié quǎn / hu2 die2 quan3
hu tieh ch`üan / hu tieh chüan
papillon (lapdog with butterfly-like ears)

蝶形弁

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 chougataben / chogataben / ちょうがたべん (obscure) (See バタフライバルブ) butterfly valve

越年蝶

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 otsunenchou;otsunenchou / otsunencho;otsunencho / おつねんちょう;オツネンチョウ (kana only) (obscure) (See 紋黄蝶) eastern pale clouded yellow (butterfly, Colias erate)

阿菊虫

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 okikumushi / おきくむし (colloquialism) chrysalis of a swallowtail butterfly (esp. of species Atrophaneura alcinous)

高山蝶

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 kouzanchou / kozancho / こうざんちょう alpine butterfly

黄立羽

see styles
 kitateha / きたては (kana only) Asian comma butterfly (Polygonia c-aureum)

黒揚羽

see styles
 kuroageha / くろあげは (kana only) spangle (species of black swallowtail butterfly, Papilio protenor)

黒鳳蝶

see styles
 kuroageha / くろあげは (kana only) spangle (species of black swallowtail butterfly, Papilio protenor)

せせり蝶

see styles
 seserichou / sesericho / せせりちょう (kana only) skipper butterfly

ガストロ

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 gasutoro / ガストロ butterfly kingfish (Gasterochisma melampus); butterfly tuna; bigscale mackerel

キタテハ

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 kitateha / キタテハ (kana only) Asian comma butterfly (Polygonia c-aureum)

キチョウ

see styles
 kichou / kicho / キチョウ (1) (kana only) large grass yellow (species of butterfly, Eurema hecabe); common grass yellow; (2) yellow butterfly

クリオネ

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 kurione / クリオネ clione (small floating sea slug of the genus Clione, esp. of species Clione limacina); naked sea butterfly; sea angel

パピヨン

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 papiyon / パピヨン (1) butterfly (fre: papillon); (2) papillion (dog breed)

モルフォ

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 morufo / モルフォ morpho (butterfly, Morpho sp.)

大和蜆蝶

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 yamatoshijimi / やまとしじみ (kana only) pale grass blue (species of gossamer-winged butterfly, Pseudozizeeria maha)

揚羽擬き

see styles
 agehamodoki / あげはもどき (kana only) mock swallowtail butterfly moth (Epicopeia hainesii)

条黒白蝶

see styles
 sujiguroshirochou;sujiguroshirochou / sujiguroshirocho;sujiguroshirocho / すじぐろしろちょう;スジグロシロチョウ (kana only) Pieris melete (species of cabbage white butterfly)

浅黄斑蝶

see styles
 asagimadara / あさぎまだら (kana only) chestnut tiger butterfly (Parantica sita)

瑠璃立羽

see styles
 ruritateha;ruritateha / るりたては;ルリタテハ (kana only) blue admiral (species of nymphalid butterfly, Kaniska canace)

破繭成蝶

see styles
pò jiǎn chéng dié / po4 jian3 cheng2 die2
p`o chien ch`eng tieh / po chien cheng tieh
lit. to break through a cocoon and turn into a butterfly (idiom); fig. to emerge strong after a period of struggle; to get to a better place after going through difficult period

莊周夢蝶


庄周梦蝶

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zhuāng zhōu mèng dié / zhuang1 zhou1 meng4 die2
chuang chou meng tieh
Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 dreams of a butterfly (or is it the butterfly dreaming of Zhuangzi?)

虫取り網

see styles
 mushitoriami / むしとりあみ butterfly net; net for catching insects

蛇の目蝶

see styles
 janomechou / janomecho / じゃのめちょう (kana only) satyrid (any butterfly of subfamily Satyrinae, esp. the dryad, Minois dryas); grayling

蝦夷白蝶

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 ezoshirochou;ezoshirochou / ezoshirocho;ezoshirocho / えぞしろちょう;エゾシロチョウ (kana only) black-veined white (species of butterfly, Aporia crataegi)

蝴蝶效應


蝴蝶效应

see styles
hú dié xiào yìng / hu2 die2 xiao4 ying4
hu tieh hsiao ying
butterfly effect (dynamical systems theory)

蝶々婦人

see styles
 chouchoufujin / chochofujin / ちょうちょうふじん (wk) Madama Butterfly (opera by Puccini)

赤立羽蝶

see styles
 akatatehachou / akatatehacho / あかたてはちょう red admiral (butterfly)

長崎揚羽

see styles
 nagasakiageha / ながさきあげは Great Mormon (species of swallowtail butterfly, Papilio memnon)

鴛鴦蝴蝶


鸳鸯蝴蝶

see styles
yuān yang hú dié / yuan1 yang5 hu2 die2
yüan yang hu tieh
Mandarin ducks and butterfly (i.e. love birds); derogatory reference to populist and romantic writing around 1900

麝香揚羽

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 jakouageha / jakoageha / じゃこうあげは (kana only) Chinese windmill (species of red-bodied swallowtail butterfly, Atrophaneura alcinous)

麝香鳳蝶

see styles
 jakouageha / jakoageha / じゃこうあげは (kana only) Chinese windmill (species of red-bodied swallowtail butterfly, Atrophaneura alcinous)

黒揚羽蝶

see styles
 kuroageha / くろあげは (kana only) spangle (species of black swallowtail butterfly, Papilio protenor)

クロアゲハ

see styles
 kuroageha / クロアゲハ (kana only) spangle (species of black swallowtail butterfly, Papilio protenor)

シロチョウ

see styles
 shirochou / shirocho / シロチョウ (kana only) any butterfly of family Pieridae (incl. the white butterflies and the sulfur butterflies)

スミナガシ

see styles
 suminagashi / スミナガシ (kana only) Asian constable (species of butterfly, Dichorragia nesimachus)

ゼフィルス

see styles
 zefirusu / ゼフィルス hairstreak (any gossamer-winged butterfly of tribe Theclini) (lat: Zephyrus)

チョウマメ

see styles
 choumame / chomame / チョウマメ (kana only) butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea); Asian pigeonwings

ナミアゲハ

see styles
 namiageha / ナミアゲハ (kana only) citrus swallowtail (species of butterfly, Papilio xuthus)

バタフライ

see styles
 batafurai / バタフライ (1) {sports} butterfly (swimming stroke); (2) G-string; gee-string

フジウツギ

see styles
 fujiutsugi / フジウツギ (kana only) Japanese butterfly bush (species of buddleia, Buddleja japonica)

ブッドレア

see styles
 buddorea / ブッドレア (See 藤空木) buddleia (esp. the butterfly bush, Buddleja davidii) (lat:)

ヤリカタギ

see styles
 yarikatagi / ヤリカタギ chevron butterflyfish (Chaetodon trifascialis); acropora butterfly

ルリタテハ

see styles
 ruritateha / ルリタテハ (kana only) blue admiral (species of nymphalid butterfly, Kaniska canace)

大和小灰蝶

see styles
 yamatoshijimi / やまとしじみ (kana only) pale grass blue (species of gossamer-winged butterfly, Pseudozizeeria maha)

大胡麻斑蝶

see styles
 oogomadara;oogomadara / おおごまだら;オオゴマダラ (kana only) tree nymph butterfly (Idea leuconoe)

宝冠白蝶章

see styles
 houkanshirochoushou / hokanshirochosho / ほうかんしろちょうしょう Order of the Precious Crown, Butterfly

淡色木間蝶

see styles
 usuirokonomachou;usuirokonomachou / usuirokonomacho;usuirokonomacho / うすいろこのまちょう;ウスイロコノマチョウ (kana only) evening brown butterfly (Melanitis leda); common evening brown

胡蝶;蝴蝶

see styles
 kochou / kocho / こちょう butterfly

蝶形;蝶型

see styles
 chougata;choukei / chogata;choke / ちょうがた;ちょうけい (noun - becomes adjective with の) papilionaceous; butterfly-shaped

長崎揚羽蝶

see styles
 nagasakiageha / ながさきあげは Great Mormon (species of swallowtail butterfly, Papilio memnon)

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

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