かわず Frog

かわず

(old word for かえる kaeru- Frog)


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate | A = Advanced

かわず
kawazu
(old word for かえる kaeru- Frog)

The kanji for Frog is 蛙. Both the old kawazu and the modern kaeru pronunciation use this kanji
The sound of frogs in Japanese is gero or gwa
To hear and learn about the FROG SONG click here


かえる kaeru - the modern, non-samurai frog [B]
蛙飛び kaeru tobi - the game of leap frog [I]
雨蛙 ama gaeru - tree frog [lit. rain frog] [I]



SUGGESTED USAGE:

古池やかわず飛び込む 水の音
furu ike ya / kawazu tobikomu / mizu no oto

an old pond / a frog jumps! / the sound of water

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