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ChineseEdit

leather; skin; fur meat; flesh
simp. and trad.
(皮肉)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

皮肉

  1. (literally) skin and flesh
  2. (figuratively) body; corpus
    皮肉之苦  ―  píròuzhīkǔ  ―  corporal suffering
  3. (figuratively) selling one's body; prostitution

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
にく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

皮肉 (-na inflection, hiragana ひにく, rōmaji hiniku)

  1. ironic

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

皮肉 (hiragana ひにく, rōmaji hiniku)

  1. irony
  2. sarcasm