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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/ invalid IPA characters (gg), replace g with ɡ, g with ɡ, “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)