Translation

kirigirisu means "Katydid" in English.

kirigirisu written with kanji is 螽斯.
This word contains non-jouyou kanji 常用漢字.
kirigirisu written with katakana is キリギリス.
kirigirisu written with hiragana is きりぎりす.
Romaji ki ri gi ri su
Hiragana
Katakana
Kanji 螽斯
School Level ,

kirigirisu may also be written as 蟋蟀.

Orthography Notes

  • kirigirisu is a jukujikun 熟字訓 reading for 螽斯 in this word. That is: those kanji are only read that way when they come together like that.

Homonyms & Similar Words

Synonyms

Scientific name: Tettigoniidae.

Further Reading