ChineseEdit

ache; pain; sorrow
 
vehicle on land; car; machine
vehicle on land; car; machine; to shape with a lathe
trad. (痛車)
simp. (痛车)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 痛車(いたしゃ) (itasha).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

痛車

  1. itasha (vehicle decorated with images of fictional anime, manga, or game characters)

JapaneseEdit

 
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A car featuring the image of the anime character Mio Akiyama.
Kanji in this term
いた
Grade: 6
しゃ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Blend of 痛い (itai, cringy, cringeworthy, literally painful) +‎ (sha, vehicle, car), also blend of イタリア (Itaria, Italy, Italian, from the early focus on high-end Italian cars) +‎ (sha, vehicle, car).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(いた)(しゃ) (itasha

  1. a vehicle decorated with images of fictional anime, manga, or game characters

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2009, Sankei News, online publication of Sankei Shimbun: フェラーリも萌える「痛車」ビジネス (Ferāri mo Moeru 'Itasha' Bijinesu; in Japanese)