醜女

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

Compound of shiko (fierce, strong) and me (woman).

NounEdit

醜女 (hiragana しこめ, romaji shikome)

  1. a ugly demon-woman or hag from the underworld
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 44-45)
      醜女 日本紀私紀云、醜女、志古女、欽明或説黄泉之鬼也、今世人爲恐小兒稱許々女者此語之訛也。

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Last modified on 6 January 2014, at 04:07