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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かわ
Grade: S
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

 (れん) (よう) (けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb  (かわ) (kawaku). Related to  (かわ) (kawaki).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

渇き (hiragana かわき, rōmaji kawaki)

  1. thirst
    のどの (かわ)をいやす
    nodo no kawaki o iyasu
    to quench one's thirst
  2. (figuratively) craving, strong desire

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN