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鼠 : Rat

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Components:

rat, mouse (radical 208)

On 'yomi:
(so) ショ(sho)
Kun 'yomi:
ねずみ(nezumi) ねず(nezu)
Strokes:13
Radical: (208)
Unicode:09f20
jis208:33-45
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鼠 Usage examples

(しろねずみ)white rat or mouse
(ハタネズミ)any rodent of subfamily Arvicolinae (incl. voles, lemmings and muskrats)
(さっそざい)rat poison
老海(ホヤ)sea squirt, ascidian
(なまこばん)corrugated iron sheet
(このわた)salted entrails of a sea cucumber, salted entrails of a trepang
(カヤネズミ)harvest mouse (Mus minutus)
噛猫(きゅうそごうびょう)A cornered rat will bite the cat, One who is cornered will fight like a devil
両端(しゅそりょうたん)sitting on the fence
大黒(ダイコクネズミ)white rat that serves Daikoku (god of wealth)
鳴く猫はを捕らぬ(なくねこはねずみをとらぬ)empty vessels make the most sound
猫を噛む(きゅうそねこをかむ)a cornered rat will bite a cat, despair turns cowards courageous
(たびねずみ)lemming
(クマネズミ)black rat (Rattus rattus), roof rat