Japanese Word Entry

箸が轉んでもおかしい年頃

Simplified Japanese form: 箸が転んでもおかしい年頃

Kana:はしがころんでもおかしいとしごろ
Definition: age at which even the slightest things seem funny (esp. said of a girl in the late teens)
Alternative form: 箸が轉んでも可笑しい年頃 〔箸が転んでも可笑しい年頃〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

chopsticks
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨˋ (zhù), ㄓㄨㄛˊ (zhuó)
Cantonese: zyu3, zyu6
Japanese: チョ、 チャク / はし
Korean:
Vietnamese: trứ, trợ, giạ
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

shift, move, turn
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄢˇ (zhuǎn), ㄓㄨㄞˇ (zhuǎi), ㄓㄨㄢˋ (zhuàn)
Cantonese: zyun2, zyun3
Japanese: テン / ころ.がる、 ころ.げる、 ころ.がす、 ころ.ぶ、 まろ.ぶ、 うたた、 うつ.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: chuyển, chuyến
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Simplified Japanese form:

year, counter for years, new-years, person's age
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄧㄢˊ (nián), ㄋㄧㄥˋ (nìng)
Cantonese: nin4
Japanese: ネン / とし、 みのる、 よわい
Korean: 년, 연
Vietnamese: niên, nên
Variants
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time, about, toward, a moment, a measure of area equal to 100 mu or 6.7 hectares, to lean
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧㄥˇ (qǐng), ㄑㄧㄥ (qīng), ㄎㄨㄟˇ (kuǐ)
Cantonese: king2
Japanese: ケイ、 キョウ、 キ / ころ、 ごろ、 しばら.く
Korean: 경, 규
Vietnamese: khoảnh, khuynh, khuể
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can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not, may, -able, possibly
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄜˇ (kě), ㄎㄜˋ (kè), ㄍㄜ (gē)
Cantonese: hak1, ho2
Japanese: カ、 コク / -べ.き、 -べ.し、 よい、 べし、 ばかり
Korean: 가, 극
Vietnamese: khả, khắc

laugh, smile, giggle, snicker
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄠˋ (xiào)
Cantonese: siu3
Japanese: ショウ / わら.う、 え.む、 わらい
Korean:
Vietnamese: tiếu
Variants
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