Japanese Word Entry

洒落
Kana:しゃら
Romaji:shara
Definitions:
  1. impertinent

  2. fresh, fashionable

  3. prostitute


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Chinese characters used in this word

wash, sprinkle, scatter, pour, to wipe away, to shiver
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄚˇ (sǎ), ㄒㄧˇ (xǐ), ㄒㄧㄢˇ (xiǎn), ㄙㄣˇ (sěn), ㄘㄨㄟˇ (cuǐ), ㄒㄩㄣˋ (xùn)
Cantonese: saa2, sai2, sin2
Japanese: シャ (sha)、 ソン (son)、 サイ (sai)、 セン (sen)、 セイ (sei) / すす.ぐ (susugu)、 あら.う (arau)
Korean: 세 (se), 선 (seon), 쇄 (swae)
Vietnamese: sái, tẩy, thối
Variants
Semantic variant form:

fall, drop, come down, village, hamlet, net income, surplus
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄨㄛˋ (luò), ㄌㄚˋ (là), ㄌㄠˋ (lào), ㄌㄨㄛ (luō)
Cantonese: laai6, lok6
Japanese: ラク (raku) / お.ちる (ochiru)、 お.ち (ochi)、 お.とす (otosu)、 さと (sato)
Korean: 락 (rag), 낙 (nag)
Vietnamese: lạc