ChineseEdit

armpit
 
sense of smell; smell bad; stench
sense of smell; smell bad; stench; stink; smelly; to smell (bad)
simp. and trad.
(腋臭)
 
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NounEdit

腋臭

  1. armpit odour
  2. body odour

SynonymsEdit

  • (body odour):

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: S
Irregular

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

腋臭(わきが) (wakiga

  1. body odour

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
えき
Hyōgaiji
しゅう
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 腋臭 (jiᴇk̚ t͡ɕʰɨuH).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

腋臭(えきしゅう) (ekishū (historical kana えきしう)

  1. body odour

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN