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Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji


Compound of (ase, "sweat") + uncertain element or . According to one theory, this may be an alteration of (ibo, imo, "wart, verruca"). This same ibo / imo element appears in the reading for 疱瘡 (imogasa), an archaic word for a pockmark or a pox and sometimes shortened to just imo.


汗疹 (hiragana あせも, romaji asemo)

汗疹 (hiragana あせぼ, romaji asebo) (rare)

汗疹 (hiragana かんしん, romaji kanshin)

  1. miliaria: prickly heat, heat rash