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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
くち > ぐち
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Compound of 捌け (hake) +‎ (kuchi).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

捌け口 (hiragana はけぐち, rōmaji hakeguchi)

  1. an outlet (for water, etc)
     (みず)はけ (ぐち)がつまった。
    Mizu no hakeguchi ga tsumatta.
    The outlet for water has been stopped up.
  2. an outlet (for emotions, energy, etc), a vent
     (さけ) (わたし)不満 (ふまん)はけ (ぐち)である。
    Sake wa watashi no fuman no hakeguchi de aru.
    Alcohol is a vent for my frustration.
  3. a market

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
さば
Hyōgaiji
くち > ぐち
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Compound of 捌け (sabake) +‎ (kuchi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

捌け口 (hiragana さばけぐち, rōmaji sabakeguchi)

  1. a market

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN