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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
のう
Hyōgaiji
よう
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 膿瘍 (nowng yang, pus sore). Compare modern simplified Mandarin 脓疡 (nóngyáng).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

膿瘍 (hiragana のうよう, rōmaji nōyō, historical hiragana のうやう)

  1. an abscess (cavity filled with pus)