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禿鷹兀鷹
Readings
はげたか
hagetaka
ハゲタカ
hagetaka
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
Colloquialism
vultureGeier, Kondor

Kanji
禿ON: トクKUN: ちび.る, かむろ, は.げる, はげ
become bald, bare, wear out, waste away, little girl employed at a brothel

ON: ヨウ, オウKUN: たか
hawk

ON: コツ
high & level, lofty, bald, dangerous

ON: ヨウ, オウKUN: たか
hawk

Example sentences
ハゲタカが突っつく死んだ鹿とか、他の動物の食べ残しとか、 そういう腐った肉を死肉と書きました。Parts: 禿鷹 (はげたか), 突っ突く (つっつく), 死ぬ (しぬ), 鹿 (しか), とか, (ほか), 動物 (どうぶつ), 食べ残し (たべのこし), とか, そう言う (そういう), 腐る (くさる), (にく), 死肉 (しにく), 書く (かく)A dead deer being pecked by vultures, remains partly eaten by other animals, that sort of rotten meat is called 'carrion'.
Un cerf mort, becqueté par les vautours, n'est que partiellement dévoré par les autres animaux, c'est cette chair corrompue qu'on appelle une charogne.

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