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うんち

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From うん (un, the sound made when straining)[1] + (chi), a suffixing element of unclear derivation; possibly related to the directional nominalizer (chi) also seen in words like こっち (kocchi, this way, this direction), どっち (docchi, which way, which direction).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

うんち (romaji unchi)

  1. (childish) poop, shit, feces

VerbEdit

うんち + する (romaji unchi suru)

  1. (childish) to poop, to shit

ConjugationEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9