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, あり, アリ
Usually in kana
, はあり, はねあり
winged ant, flying ant
, 蚜虫, ありまき, アリマキ
See アブラムシ・1, Usually in kana
aphid, plant louse, plant lice
, ギ酸, ぎさん, ギさん
1. formic acid
May take 'no'
2. formic
, アリ塚, あり塚, 垤, ありづか, アリづか
, くろあり, クロアリ
black ant
, しろあり, シロアリ
Usually in kana
termite, white ant
, ありばち
velvet ant
, ありすい, アリスイ
Usually in kana
Eurasian wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
, くまあり, クマアリ
See 黒大蟻, Obscure term, Usually in kana
Japanese carpenter ant (Camponotus japonicus)
, あかあり
red ant
, やまあり, ヤマアリ
Usually in kana
wood ant (any ant of genus Formica)
, きあり
yellow ant
, ひめあり, ヒメアリ
Usually in kana
Monomorium intrudens (species of ant)
, さむらいあり, サムライアリ
Usually in kana
Polyergus samurai (species of amazon ant)
, へいぎ, へいあり
soldier ant
, ぎさん
See 毛蚕
silkworm (in the first or second instar)
, ありぞく
Takes suru
university graduate who has failed to find a high-paying job
, ひあり, ヒアリ
Usually in kana
red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta)
, ぎよく
anting (bird activity)
食い, , 喰い, , 食, ありくい, アリクイ
Usually in kana, 食蟻獣 is gikun
, 大食い, おおありくい, オオアリクイ
Usually in kana
giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)
働き, はたらきあり
1. worker ant
2. hard worker
女王, じょおうあり
queen ant
継ぎ, , ありつぎ
Takes suru
dovetail joint, swallowtail joint
走感, ぎそうかん
formication, crawling sensation, crispation
軍隊, ぐんたいあり
army ant, driver ant
の塔, アリの塔, ありのとう, アリのとう
, 擬白, しろありもどき, シロアリモドキ
Usually in kana
web-spinner (any insect of order Embioptera, esp. family Oligotomidae)
黒大, くろおおあり, クロオオアリ
Usually in kana
Japanese carpenter ant (Camponotus japonicus)
黒山, くろやまあり, クロヤマアリ
Usually in kana
Japanese wood ant (Formica japonica)
赤山, あかやまあり, アカヤマアリ
Usually in kana
Formica sanguinea (species of red wood ant)
葉切, はきりあり, ハキリアリ
Usually in kana
leafcutter ant
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