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Irregular kanji
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Usually written using kana alone
ostrich (Struthio camelus)Strauß, Afrikanische Strauß (afrikanischer Laufvogel; größter lebender Vogel), Struthio camelus

ON: ダ, タKUN: せむし
hunchback, load

ON: チョウKUN: とり
bird, chicken

ON: ダ, タ
Chinese ostrich

ON: チョウKUN: とり
bird, chicken

Example sentences
ダチョウは空を飛べない。Parts: 駝鳥 (だちょう), (そら), 飛ぶ (とぶ)Ostriches are incapable of flight.
Les autruches ne peuvent pas voler.
Ostriches can't fly.

ハトもダチョウも共に鳥だが、前者は飛べるし、後者は飛べない。Parts: (はと), 駝鳥 (だちょう), 共に (ともに), (とり), 前者 (ぜんしゃ), 飛ぶ (とぶ), 後者 (こうしゃ), 飛ぶ (とぶ)The pigeon and the ostrich are both birds; the one can fly and the other cannot.
Le pigeon et l'autruche sont tous les deux des oiseaux ; l'un d'entre eux peut voler, mais non l'autre.

ダチョウは空中を飛ばない。Parts: 駝鳥 (だちょう), 空中 (くうちゅう), 飛ぶ (とぶ)Une autruche ne vole pas.
An ostrich does not fly through the air.

ダチョウは羽があるが飛べない。Parts: 駝鳥 (だちょう), (はね), 有る (ある), 飛ぶ (とぶ)The ostrich has wings, but it cannot fly.

ダチョウはカンガルーと同様空を飛べない。Parts: 駝鳥 (だちょう), カンガルー, 同様 (どうよう), (そら), 飛ぶ (とぶ)An ostrich can not fly any more than a kangaroo can.

そんなわけでダチョウの肉は牛肉や豚肉の2倍以上の値段となる。Parts: そんな, (わけ), 駝鳥 (だちょう), (にく), 牛肉 (ぎゅうにく), (さ), 豚肉 (ぶたにく), 二倍 (にばい), 以上 (いじょう), 値段 (ねだん), となるThat's why ostrich meat costs more than twice as much as beef and pork.

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