ネズミ講

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 5
kan’on
 
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EtymologyEdit

Compound of ねずみ算 (nezumi-zan, exponential growth) +‎ (, association).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ネズミ(こう) (nezumikō (historical kana ねずみかう)

  1. (colloquial) a pyramid scheme

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN