擬しい

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From the attributive form of the Early Middle Japanese adjective modokashi: /modokashiki/ > /modokashii/, with the medial /-k-/ falling out. Cognate with verb 擬く (もどく, ​modoku).

AdjectiveEdit

擬しい (-i inflection, hiragana もどかしい, romaji modokashii)

  1. irritating

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See alsoEdit

  • 擬 (もど)く (modoku)
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