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Dolphin in Chinese / Japanese...

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hǎi tún
Dolphin Scroll

海豚 is a common Chinese and Japanese Kanji title for "dolphin".

This can also refer to other small toothed whales, such as porpoises, belugas, etc.

The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Dolphin海豚irukahǎi tún / hai3 tun2 / hai tun / haitunhai t`un / haitun / hai tun

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If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Simple Dictionary Definition


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hǎi tún / hai3 tun2
hai t`un / hai tun
 iruka(gikun);iruka / いるか(gikun);イルカ
Dolphin Scroll
(kana only) dolphin (or other small toothed whales, such as porpoises, belugas, etc.)


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 keichuu / kechu / けいちゅう bitt; bollard; (mooring) dolphin


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jiāng tún / jiang1 tun2
chiang t`un / chiang tun
river dolphin



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jiāng zhū / jiang1 zhu1
chiang chu
Chinese river dolphin, Lipotes vexillifer


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 kinshachi / きんしゃち golden dolphin


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 shiira / shira / しいら (kana only) mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus); common dolphinfish; dolphin; dorado


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 iruka / イルカ (kana only) dolphin (or other small toothed whales, such as porpoises, belugas, etc.); (female given name) Iruka


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 shiira / shira / シイラ (kana only) mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus); common dolphinfish; dolphin; dorado


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 kawairuka / かわいるか (kana only) river dolphin


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 madarairuka;madarairuka / まだらいるか;マダライルカ (kana only) pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata)


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 sujiiruka;sujiiruka / sujiruka;sujiruka / すじいるか;スジイルカ (kana only) striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)


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 kawagondou;kawagondou / kawagondo;kawagondo / かわごんどう;カワゴンドウ (kana only) Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris)


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 kawairuka / かわいるか (kana only) river dolphin


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hǎi tún zuò / hai3 tun2 zuo4
hai t`un tso / hai tun tso
 irukaza / いるかざ
Delphinus (constellation)
Delphinus (constellation); the Dolphin



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bái jì tún / bai2 ji4 tun2
pai chi t`un / pai chi tun
Chinese river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer)


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 mairuka;mairuka / まいるか;マイルカ (kana only) short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)


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 hanagondou;hanagondou / hanagondo;hanagondo / はなごんどう;ハナゴンドウ (kana only) Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus); grampus


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 kinnoshachihoko / きんのしゃちほこ    kinnoshachi / きんのしゃち golden dolphin


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 kamairuka;kamairuka / かまいるか;カマイルカ (kana only) Pacific white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens)


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 irukaza / いるかざ Delphinus (constellation); the Dolphin


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 mairuka / マイルカ (kana only) short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)


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 mahimahi / マヒマヒ (See シイラ) mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) (haw:); common dolphinfish; dolphin; dorado


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 bandouiruka;handouiruka;bandouiruka;handouiruka / bandoiruka;handoiruka;bandoiruka;handoiruka / ばんどういるか;はんどういるか;バンドウイルカ;ハンドウイルカ (kana only) bottlenose dolphin; bottlenosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)


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 minamikawairuka;minamikamairuka / みなみかわいるか;ミナミカマイルカ (kana only) Peale's dolphin (Lagenorhynchus australis)


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 hashinagairuka;hashinagairuka / はしながいるか;ハシナガイルカ (kana only) spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris)



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kuān wěn hǎi tún / kuan1 wen3 hai3 tun2
k`uan wen hai t`un / kuan wen hai tun
bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)


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 koshachiiruka;koshachiiruka / koshachiruka;koshachiruka / こしゃちいるか;コシャチイルカ (kana only) Haviside's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)


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 kazuhagondou;kazuhagondou / kazuhagondo;kazuhagondo / かずはごんどう;カズハゴンドウ (kana only) melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra); many-toothed blackfish; electra dolphin


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píng bí hǎi tún / ping2 bi2 hai3 tun2
p`ing pi hai t`un / ping pi hai tun
bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)


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 shiwahairuka;shiwahairuka / しわはいるか;シワハイルカ (kana only) rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis)

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