List of Toad names in other languages

The following is a list of names Toad has been known by in other languages.

ToadEdit

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノピオ
Kinopio
From「キノコ」(kinoko, "mushroom"); filenames occasionally render this as Pinokio,[1] referring to Pinocchio, though Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed this was not the intent when naming him.[2]

Chinese (simplified) 奇诺比奥
Qínuòbǐào
Transliteration of the Japanese name

Chinese (traditional) 奇諾比奧
Qínuòbǐào
Transliteration of the Japanese name

Dutch Toad
Padje[3] (Super Mario Bros. 2)
Pad[4] (Super Mario Bros. 2 and The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3)
-
Diminutive form of pad ("toad")
Toad
French Toad
-
German Toad
-
Greek Τοντ
Tod
Transliteration of the international name

Hebrew פטריון (The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!)
Pitrion
טואוד
Towd
Diminutive of פטרייה (pitriya, "mushroom")

Transliteration of the international name

Italian Toad
Rospo[5]
Fungo suddito (NES Super Mario Bros. instruction booklet)
-
Toad
Mushroom subject
Korean 키노피오
Khinophio
Transliteration of the Japanese name

Portuguese Toad
-
Romanian Hrib (The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3)
Broscuța (McDonald's Romania, 2013 Happy Meal promotionMedia:McDonaldsRomania2013Banner.jpg)
Ciupercuță (McDonald's Romania, 2016 Happy Meal promotionMedia:McDonaldsRomania2016Banner.jpg)
Toad (The Super Mario Bros. Movie)
A Romanian word referring to a type of edible mushroom
Diminutive form of broasca (literally "the Toad", in the sense of "frog")
Diminutive form of ciupercă ("mushroom")
-
Russian Тоад
Toad
Transliteration of the international name

Spanish (NOA) Toad (games and The Super Mario Bros. Movie)
Honguito (DIC cartoons)
-
Diminutive of hongo ("mushroom")
Spanish (NOE) Toad (games and The Super Mario Bros. Movie)
Kinopio (sometimes, such as the Mario & Luigi series)
Sapín (The Adventures of Super Mario Bros 3)
Champiñón (The Adventures of Super Mario Bros 3 redub)
-
From the Japanese name
Little Toad
Mushroom
Swedish Flugsvamp (DIC cartoons)
Flugis
Amanita
Nickname derived from Flugsvamp
Thai โทด[6]
Thot
Toad

Toad (Pit Crew)Edit

"Toad (Pit Crew)" is the name of a variant of Toad in Mario Kart Tour.

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノピオ (ピットクルー)
Kinopio (Pitto Kurū)
Toad (Pit Crew)

Chinese (simplified) 奇诺比奥 (维修人员)
Jīnuòbǐào (Wéixiū Rényuán)
Toad (Maintenance Personnel)

Chinese (traditional) 奇諾比奧 (維修人員)
Jīnuòbǐào (Wéixiū Rényuán)
Toad (Maintenance Personnel)

French Toad (stand)
Toad (pit)
German Toad (Boxencrew)
Toad (pit crew)
Italian Toad (pit stop)
-
Korean 키노피오(피트 크루)
Kinopio (Piteu Keulu)
Toad (Pit Crew)

Portuguese Toad (boxes)
Toad (pit)
Spanish (NOA) Toad (boxes)
Toad (pit)
Spanish (NOE) Toad (Boxes)
Toad (Pit)

Toad (Party Time)Edit

"Toad (Party Time)" is the name of a variant of Toad in Mario Kart Tour.

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノピオ (パーティ)
Kinopio (Pāti)
Toad (Party)

Chinese (simplified) 奇诺比奥 (派对)
Jīnuòbǐào (Pàiduì)
Toad (Party)

Chinese (traditional) 奇諾比奧 (派對)
Jīnuòbǐào (Pàiduì)
Toad (Party)

French Toad (soirée)
Toad (evening party)
German Toad (Gala)
-
Italian Toad (festa)
Toad (feast)
Korean 키노피오(파티)
Kinopio (Pati)
Toad (Party)

Portuguese Toad (festa)
Toad (party)
Spanish (NOA) Toad (fiesta)
Toad (party)
Spanish (NOE) Toad (Fiesta)
Toad (Party)

TaskmasterEdit

"Taskmaster" is used in Super Mario Maker 2.

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 受付キノピオ
Uketsuke Kinopio
 

Toad (Astronaut)Edit

"Toad (Astronaut)" is the name of a variant of Toad in Mario Kart Tour.

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノピオ (アストロノート)
Kinopio (Asutoronōto)
Toad (Astronaut)

Chinese (simplified) 奇诺比奥 (太空人)
Jīnuòbǐào (Tàikōngrén)
Toad (Astronaut)

Chinese (traditional) 奇諾比奧 (太空人)
Jīnuòbǐào (Tàikōngrén)
Toad (Astronaut)

French Toad (astronaute)
Toad (astronaut)
German Toad (Astronaut)
-
Italian Toad (astronauta)
Toad (astronaut)
Korean 키노피오(우주 비행사)
Kinopio (Uju Bihaengsa)
Toad (Astronaut)

Portuguese Toad (astronauta)
Toad (astronaut)
Spanish (NOA) Toad (astronauta)
Toad (astronaut)
Spanish (NOE) Toad (Astronauta)
Toad (Astronaut)

Toad (Tourist)Edit

"Toad (Tourist)" is the name of a variant of Toad in Mario Kart Tour.

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノピオ (ツーリスト)
Kinopio (Tsūrisuto)
Toad (Tourist)

Chinese (simplified) 奇诺比奥 (游客)
Jīnuòbǐào (Yóukè)
Toad (Tourist)

Chinese (traditional) 奇諾比奧 (遊客)
Jīnuòbǐào (Yóukè)
Toad (Tourist)

French Toad (touriste)
Toad (tourist)
German Toad (Tourist)
-
Italian Toad (turista)
Toad (Tourist)
Korean 키노피오(여행자)
Kinopio (Yeohaengja)
Toad (Traveler)

Portuguese Toad (turista)
Toad (tourist)
Spanish (NOA) Toad (turista)
Toad (tourist)
Spanish (NOE) Toad (Turista)
Toad (Tourist)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kinopio/PinokioBody and Kinopio/PinokioFace, Super Mario Galaxy texture data
  2. ^ "Shigeru Miyamoto on the origin of the names of Mario and his friends". Nintendo DREAM. February 2010 volume. Retrieved April 20, 2023.
  3. ^ Club Nintendo (Netherlands) No. 2. Page 6.
  4. ^ Club Nintendo (Netherlands) Classic. Page 30.
  5. ^ Nintendo Power magazine - Christmas 1991. Pages 17 and 18. archive.org. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  6. ^ Thai version of the official trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie (November 30, 2022), YouTube. Retrieved December 9, 2022.