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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しゃ
Grade: 2
かい
Grade: 2
まど
Grade: 6

EtymologyEdit

From a social documentary radio program of the same name (1948-1960), literally “Society’s Window”.

NounEdit

社会の窓 (hiragana しゃかいのまど, rōmaji shakai no mado)

  1. (dated, euphemistic) trouser fly, zipper, barn door
    社会 (しゃかい) (まど) ()いてるよ。
    Shakai no mado ga aiteru yo.
    Your fly is open.