Scripts 野鳩, etc.
Pronounced Pron. yah-kyuu:
Other Forms FormsYakyu, Yakyū
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Contributor Contrib.cutenose on 2/24/2017
From Japanese 野 (ya) meaning "area, field" combined with 鳩 (kyuu) meaning "pigeon, dove". Other kanji combinations are possible.The usage of this name is, most likely, influenced by the Japanese word for baseball, which is 野球 (yakyuu).