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perspiration; sweat measles; rash
simp. and trad.
(汗疹)

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NounEdit

汗疹

  1. miliaria, sweat rash

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
しん
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 汗疹 (hanH trhinH, literally sweat + rash). Compare modern Mandarin 汗疹 (hànzhěn, “miliaria”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

汗疹 (hiragana かんしん, rōmaji kanshin)

  1. miliaria: prickly heat, heat rash

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Compound of (ase, "sweat") + uncertain element or . According to one theory, this may be an alteration of (ibo, imo, "wart, verruca"). This same ibo / imo element appears in the reading for 疱瘡 (imogasa), an archaic word for a pockmark or a pox and sometimes shortened to just imo.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

NounEdit

汗疹 (hiragana あせも, rōmaji asemo)

  1. miliaria: prickly heat, heat rash

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Compound of (ase, "sweat") + uncertain element or . According to one theory, this may be an alteration of (ibo, imo, "wart, verruca"). This same ibo / imo element appears in the reading for 疱瘡 (imogasa), an archaic word for a pockmark or a pox and sometimes shortened to just imo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

汗疹 (hiragana あせぼ, rōmaji asebo)

  1. (rare) miliaria: prickly heat, heat rash

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9