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ChineseEdit

 
deficient; owe; to lack; yawn
to stretch; to extend
simp. and trad.
(欠伸)
alt. forms 欠申

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

欠伸

  1. to yawn and stretch

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: S
Irregular
Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

The stem or continuative form of  (あく) (akubu, to yawn), attested in The Pillow Book, completed in 1002.

The kanji are likely jukujikun, from Chinese 欠伸, above. Can also be read in on'yomi.

Alternate formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

欠伸 (hiragana あくび, rōmaji akubi)
(alternative reading hiragana けんしん, romaji kenshin)

  1. yawn

VerbEdit

欠伸する (hiragana あくび, rōmaji akubi)

  1. yawn

ConjugationEdit