Shark in Chinese / Japanese...

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jiāo
same
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鮫 means shark in Japanese in a single Kanji. 鮫 is often used in Japanese along with a Kanji adjective. This would be the base Kanji for titles like “Tiger Shark,” “Hammerhead Shark,” “Thresher Shark,” etc.


This character can be pronounced in Chinese but is only used in combination with other characters to create shark-related titles. This Kanji is best if your audience is Japanese.

shā yú
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鯊魚 means shark (literally “shark fish”) in Chinese.

shā
haze
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This single Chinese character means shark.

However, in Japanese, it can refer to the family of goby fish.

鯊 is good if you're looking for the word shark in Chinese and Japanese folks might misunderstand it.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition


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jiāo
    jiao1
chiao
 same
    さめ

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Shark
(bound form) shark
(kana only) shark; (surname) Same


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shā
    sha1
sha
 haze
    はぜ

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Shark
shark
(1) goby (fish); (2) yellowfin goby (Acanthogobius flavimanus)

鯊魚


鲨鱼

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shā yú
    sha1 yu2
sha yü

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Shark
shark


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    wu1
wu
 yogore; yogore
    よごれ; ヨゴレ
variant of 污[wu1]
(kana only) (See 汚鮫・よごれざめ,オーシャニックホワイトティップシャーク) oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)
Filthy, impure. kleśa; contamination of attachment to the pleasures of sense, to heretical views, to moral and ascetic practices regarded as adequate to salvation, to the belief in the self, all which cause misery.; Impure; to defile; stain

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shā
    sha1
sha
shark family, including some rays and skates


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yìn
    yin4
yin
shark sucker (Echeneis naucrates)


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è
    e4
o
 wani
    わに
variant of 鱷|鳄[e4]
(1) (kana only) crocodile; alligator; (2) (archaism) shark; (place-name) Wani; (myth) wani (mythological sea monster)
A crocodile; a crocodile

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 fuka; fuka
    ふか; フカ
(kana only) (ksb:) (See 鮫) (large) shark

サメ

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 same
    サメ
(kana only) shark; (female given name) Same

フカ

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 buga
    ブガ
(kana only) (ksb:) (large) shark; (place-name) Buga (Colombia)

ワニ

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 wani
    ワニ
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (kana only) crocodile; alligator; crocodilian; (2) (archaism) shark

印魚


印鱼

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yìn yú
    yin4 yu2
yin yü
shark sucker (Echeneis naucrates)

大瀬

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 ose
    おせ
(kana only) Japanese wobbegong (Orectolobus japonicus, species of carpet shark); Japanese carpet shark; fringe shark; (surname) Ose

妻白

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 tsumajiro
    つまじろ
(kana only) silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus, a requiem shark found throughout the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans)

妻黒

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 tsumaguro
    つまぐろ
(1) (kana only) blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus, species of requiem shark mostly found in the Indo-Pacific); (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) (archaism) black tip

姥鮫

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 ubazame; ubazame
    うばざめ; ウバザメ
(kana only) (See 馬鹿鮫・ばかざめ) basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

姥鯊


姥鲨

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lǎo shā
    lao3 sha1
lao sha
basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

平頭


平头

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píng tóu
    ping2 tou2
p`ing t`ou
    ping tou
 hiragashira; hiragashira
    ひらがしら; ヒラガシラ
flattop; crew cut; common (people)
(kana only) (See ミルクシャーク) milk shark (Rhizoprionodon acutus, species of requiem shark found in the eastern Atlantic and the Indo-Pacific)

排翅

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pái chì
    pai2 chi4
p`ai ch`ih
    pai chih
 paichii / paichi
    パイチー
whole-piece shark's fin
{food} (See 鱶鰭) shark fin (chi: paichi)

星鮫

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 hoshizame; hoshizame
    ほしざめ; ホシザメ
(kana only) starspotted smooth-hound (species of hound shark, Mustelus manazo)

水鱶

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 mizubuka; mizubuka
    みずぶか; ミズブカ
(kana only) (See 葦切鮫) blue shark (Prionace glauca, species of circumglobal requiem shark)

汚鮫

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 yogorezame; yogorezame
    よごれざめ; ヨゴレザメ
(kana only) (See 汚・よごれ,オーシャニックホワイトティップシャーク) oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)

爪白

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 tsumajiro
    つまじろ
(kana only) silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus, a requiem shark found throughout the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans); (place-name) Tsumajiro

牛鮫

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 ushizame; ushizame
    うしざめ; ウシザメ
(kana only) (See 大目白鮫・おおめじろざめ) bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas)

猫鮫

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 nekozame; nekozame
    ねこざめ; ネコザメ
(kana only) bullhead shark (esp. the Japanese bullhead shark, Heterodontus japonicus)

白鰐

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 shirowani; shirowani
    しろわに; シロワニ
(kana only) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark

眠鱶

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 nemuribuka
    ねむりぶか
(kana only) whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus, species of Indo-Pacific requiem shark)

睡鱶

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 nemuribuka
    ねむりぶか
(kana only) whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus, species of Indo-Pacific requiem shark)

端白

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 tsumajiro
    つまじろ
(kana only) silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus, a requiem shark found throughout the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans)

端黒

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 tsumaguro
    つまぐろ
(1) (kana only) blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus, species of requiem shark mostly found in the Indo-Pacific); (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) (archaism) black tip

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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Shark
samejiāo / jiao1 / jiaochiao
Shark鯊魚
鲨鱼
shā yú / sha1 yu2 / sha yu / shayusha yü / shayü
Shark
hazeshā / sha1 / sha
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.


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