イタイイタイ病

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Kanji in this term
びょう
Grade: 3
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
痛い痛い病

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

イタイイタイ(びょう) (itai-itai byō

  1. "ouch-ouch disease", caused by cadmium poisoning from industrial wastes in Toyama prefecture.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN