1. swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family); martinUsually written using kana alone
  • たくさん
  • ツバメ
  • まもなく
  • みなみ
  • から
  • やってくる
Many swallows will come soon from the south.
2. barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
3. younger man involved with an older woman; boy toySee also 若い燕
Wikipedia definition
4. Barn SwallowThe Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) is the most widespread species of swallow in the world. It is a distinctive passerine bird with blue upperparts, a long, deeply forked tail and curved, pointed wings. It is found in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. In Anglophone Europe it is just called the Swallow; in Northern Europe it is the only common species called a "swallow" rather than a "martin". There are six subspecies of Barn Swallow, which breed across the Northern Hemisphere.
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Other forms
燕 【つばくらめ】燕 【つばくら】燕 【つばくろ】ツバメ
つばくらめ: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. つばくら: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage. つばくろ: Out-dated or obsolete kana usage.


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