The Japanese word for "White Socks" is buyu 蚋. White Socks doesn't always mean the animal in English, see homonyms for other translations.
Homonyms & Similar Words
- "White socks" as in, actual socks, of white color, would be shiro-sokkusu 白ソックス in Japanese.
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